The view from Xanadu William Randolph Hearst and United States foreign policy by Ian Mugridge

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hearst, William Randolph, -- 1863-1951 -- Views on international relations,
  • Hearst, William Randolph -- 1863-1951 -- Influence,
  • Press and politics -- History -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Book details

StatementIan Mugridge
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16828909M
ISBN 100773512810, 0773512950
LC Control Number95900179

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