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Military bases and nuclear weapons U.S. neocolonialism in the Philippines by Merlin M. Magallona

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Published by University of the Philippines, Law Complex in Diliman, Quezon City .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.,
  • United States.


  • Military bases, American -- Philippines.,
  • Nuclear weapons -- United States.,
  • Nuclear weapons -- Philippines.,
  • United States -- Military relations -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- Military relations -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMerlin M. Magallona.
LC ClassificationsUA26.P6 M225 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1694765M
ISBN 109711503107
LC Control Number91947509

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