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The cybernetic theory of decision new dimensions of political analysis by John D. Steinbruner

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
  • Political science -- Decision making,
  • Nuclear weapons

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn D. Steinbruner ; with a new preface by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA74.5 .S74 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3559552M
ISBN 10069109487X
LC Control Number2002022007

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