The new Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia by Edmund Herzig

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Published by Royal Institute of International Affairs, Pinter in London, London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Transcaucasia,
  • Transcaucasia.


  • National security -- Transcaucasia,
  • Transcaucasia -- Politics and government -- 1991-,
  • Transcaucasia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-165).

Book details

StatementEdmund Herzig.
SeriesChatham House papers, Chatham House papers (Unnumbered)
LC ClassificationsDK509 .H47 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6854648M
ISBN 101855675536, 1855675528
LC Control Number00362601

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