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Arms and the state

Walter Millis

Arms and the state

civil-military elements in national policy

by Walter Millis

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Published by Twentieth Century Fund in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil supremacy over the military -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Millis with Harvey C. Mansfield and Harold Stein
    The Physical Object
    Pagination436 p.
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16758830M
    LC Control Number58011837

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