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The death of a democracy: Greece and the American conscience

Stephen William Rousseas

The death of a democracy: Greece and the American conscience

by Stephen William Rousseas

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- History -- Coup d"état, 1967 (April 21)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby Stephen Rousseas. With the collaboration of Herman Starobin and Gertrud Lenzer.
      ContributionsStarobin, Herman., Lenzer, Gertrud.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF852 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 268 p.
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5551406M
      LC Control Number67030846

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