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social-political culture of Germany and the United States

Werner Link

social-political culture of Germany and the United States

distinctions, linkages, and transfers

by Werner Link

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Published by Institute of German Studies in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • Germany (West),
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Relations -- Germany (West) -- Congresses.,
    • Germany (West) -- Relations -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Germany -- Foreign public opinion, American -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWerner Link. The image of Germany : constancy and change / Götz Fehr.
      SeriesGerman studies notes
      ContributionsFehr, Götz., Conference on West Germany and the United States: a Systems Comparison Analysis (1977 : Indiana University)
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.G3 L57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4378700M
      LC Control Number78622896

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