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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Outer space

Subjects:

  • Space race -- History.,
  • Arms race -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Cold War -- History.,
  • Outer space -- Exploration -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-234) and index.

StatementAlan J. Levine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL788.5 .L47 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1414307M
ISBN 100275944514
LC Control Number93023673

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