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The World Trade Center and global crisis critical perspectives

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English


  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • World politics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSocial analysis (Adelaide, S. Aust.)
Statementedited by Bruce Kapferer.
SeriesCritical interventions ;, v. 1
ContributionsKapferer, Bruce.
LC ClassificationsHV6432.7 .W666 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3304193M
ISBN 101845450000
LC Control Number2004046390

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