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Economists with Guns

Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968

by Bradley Simpson

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • World history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Indonesia,
  • USA,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • International Relations - General,
  • United States - 20th Century/60s,
  • History / Southeast Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11275250M
    ISBN 100804756341
    ISBN 109780804756341

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