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Asian Power and Politics

The Cultural Dimensions of Authority

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674049796

Publication Date: 03/15/1988

Short

430 pages

6 x 9 inches

Belknap Press

World

Lucian W. Pye was Ford Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of Mao Tse-Tung: The Man in the Leader.

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