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What do we know about war ?

John A. Vasquez

What do we know about war ?

by John A. Vasquez

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace-building,
  • Peace,
  • War,
  • Causes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John A. Vasquez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21.2 .W477 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25087595M
    ISBN 109781442212633, 9781442212640, 9781442212657
    LC Control Number2011044791

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