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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Water-supply -- Middle East.,
  • Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Middle East.,
  • Water resources development -- Middle East.,
  • United States -- Relations -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Relations -- United States.,
  • Middle East -- Strategic aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joyce R. Starr and Daniel C. Stoll.
SeriesWestview special studies on the Middle East
ContributionsStarr, Joyce., Stoll, Daniel C., Georgetown University. Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1698.M53 P65 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2399496M
ISBN 100813372852
LC Control Number87029548

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