The American public"s view of U.S. policy toward China
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The American public"s view of U.S. policy toward China a report prepared for the Council on Foreign Relations. by University of Michigan. Survey Research Center.

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Published by Council on Foreign Relations in New York .
Written in English


  • United States -- Foreign relations -- China,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • Vietnam -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

SeriesThe United States and China in world affairs
ContributionsCouncil on Foreign Relations
LC ClassificationsE183.8 C5 M48
The Physical Object
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14283637M

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