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Political hostage-taking in Western Europe.

Clive C. Aston

Political hostage-taking in Western Europe.

by Clive C. Aston

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Published by Institute for the Study of Conflict in London .
Written in English


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SeriesConflict Studies -- no.157
ContributionsInstitute for the Study of Conflict.
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Open LibraryOL14562839M

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