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Published by Science for Peace, S. Stevens in Toronto .
Written in English


  • War.,
  • Aggressiveness.,
  • National security.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 48-67) and index.

StatementJohn McMurtry.
SeriesCanadian papers in peace studies ;, 1988 no. 2
LC ClassificationsU21.2 .M377 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 68 p. ;
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1485015M
ISBN 100888666306, 0888666330
LC Control Number93154044

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