The abolition of war

by Walter Millis

Publisher: Macmillan in New York

Written in English
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  • International organization,
  • Disarmament

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Walter Millis & James Real
ContributionsReal, James, joint author
LC ClassificationsJX1974 .M52
The Physical Object
Pagination217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24763624M
LC Control Number63011805

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