Published 2002 by Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S .
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Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Richard D. Wiggers and Ann L. Griffiths.|
|Contributions||Wiggers, Richard D., Griffiths, Ann L. 1960-, Dalhousie University. Centre for Foreign Policy Studies.|
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