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politics of Star Wars

Jerome Grossman

politics of Star Wars

by Jerome Grossman

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Published by Council for a Livable World Education Fund in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strategic Defence Initiative.

  • Edition Notes

    Adapted from a speech delivered at a policy discussion of the Strategic Defense Initiative on October 16, 1985 in London, England.

    StatementJerome Grossman.
    ContributionsCouncil for a Livable World Education Fund.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10]p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18664360M

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