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rational politician

exploiting the media in new democracies

by Andrew K. Milton

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media -- Political aspects -- Europe, Eastern,
    • Decommunization -- Europe, Eastern,
    • New democracies -- Europe, Eastern,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-194) and index.

      StatementAndrew K. Milton.
      LC ClassificationsP95.82.E852 M55 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL58033M
      ISBN 100754611701
      LC Control Number99075561

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