In defence of the West
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In defence of the West a political and economic study by Herbert von Beckerath

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Western.,
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951).

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Statementby Herbert von Beckerath.
SeriesDuke University. Publications
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Open LibraryOL19038868M

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