Instead of violence

by Arthur Weinberg

Publisher: Grossman Publishers in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 486 Downloads: 873
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  • Peace.,
  • Pacifism.,
  • Nonviolence.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [475]-483.

Statementwritings by the great advocates of peace and nonviolence throughout history. Edited and with notes and introductions by Arthur and Lila Weinberg.
ContributionsWeinberg, Lila (Shaffer) joint comp.
LC ClassificationsJX1952 .W44
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 486 p.
Number of Pages486
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5888929M
LC Control Number63022226

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