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Warrior politics why leadership demands a pagan ethos by Robert D. Kaplan

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • International relations -- Psychological aspects.,
  • International relations -- Political aspects.,
  • Leadership.,
  • Political ethics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert D. Kaplan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ1253 .K37 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3946289M
ISBN 100375505636
LC Control Number2001031862

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