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Small islands, big politics

the Tonbs and Abu Musa in the Persian Gulf

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tunb Islands,
  • Abu Musa,
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Tunb Islands -- International status,
    • Abu Musa -- International status,
    • Iran -- Boundaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p.[182]-195) and index.

      Statementedited by Hooshang Amirahmadi.
      ContributionsAmirahmadi, Hooshang, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS326 .S6 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL980744M
      ISBN 100312159102
      LC Control Number96018294

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