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Formal theories of politics

Formal theories of politics

mathematical modelling in political science

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

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  • Political science -- Mathematical models.

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    Statementguest editor, P.E. Johnson ; general editor, E.Y. Rodin.
    SeriesInternational series in modern applied mathematics and computer science ;, v. 20
    ContributionsJohnson, P. E., Rodin, Ervin Y., 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA73 .F63 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, p. 397-600 :
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1785178M
    ISBN 100080372430
    LC Control Number89179752


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