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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • War,
  • Peace

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 273-285.

StatementWith a new introd. for the Garland ed. by Scott Nearing.
SeriesThe Garland library of war and peace
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1952 .N32 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination8, viii, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5447979M
ISBN 100824004639
LC Control Number73148370

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