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Marxism and US foreign policy

Stokes, D and Maher, DJ 2014, 'Marxism and US foreign policy' , in: Obama and the World: New directions in US foreign policy , Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy, 2nd ed , Routledge, pp. 53-66.

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Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Parmar, I, Miller, LB and Ledwidge, M
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Schools > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for European Security
Publisher: Routledge
Refereed: Yes
Series Name: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy
ISBN: 9780415715232
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr DJ Maher
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2014 12:44
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2016 18:16
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