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    Elusive Quest Continues: Theory and Global Politics- (Value Pack W/Mysearchlab) (Prentice Hall Studies in International Relations) (Mixed media product) By (author) Yale H Ferguson, By (author) Richard W Mansbach

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    Title
    Elusive Quest Continues
    Subtitle
    Theory and Global Politics- (Value Pack W/Mysearchlab)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yale H Ferguson, By (author) Richard W Mansbach
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 302
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780205678921
    ISBN 10: 0205678920
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    LC classification: JA
    Abridged Dewey: 320
    DC21: 327.101
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000, POL000000
    DC22: 327.101
    Edition
    Student edition
    Edition statement
    Student
    Publisher
    Pearson
    Imprint name
    Pearson
    Publication date
    05 January 2009