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International economic sanctions a public choice perspective by William H. Kaempfer

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Published by Westview in Boulder .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic sanctions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-181) and index.

StatementWilliam H. Kaempfer and Anton D. Lowenberg.
SeriesThe Political economy of global interdependence
ContributionsLowenberg, Anton David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF1413.5 .K34 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 189 p :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1703342M
ISBN 100813380456
LC Control Number92004444

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