Swedish-American press and the Vietnam War by Burton, Edward

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Published by Dept. of History, Göteborg University in Göteborg .

Written in English

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  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Press coverage.,
  • Swedish-American newspapers.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Sweden.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-322).

Book details

StatementEdward Burton.
SeriesDissertations from the Department of History, Göteborg University,, 35, Avhandlingar från Historiska institutionen i Göteborg ;, 35.
LC ClassificationsDS559.46 .B87 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3770506M
ISBN 10918861445X
LC Control Number2003502559

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