1 edition of Human nature and war : an anthology of readings found in the catalog.
Human nature and war : an anthology of readings
by The University of the State of New York, The State Education Dept., Center for International Programs and Comparative Studies in Albany
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 67-71
|Statement||William A. Nesbitt, editor|
|Contributions||Nesbitt, William A, University of the State of New York. Center for International Programs and Comparative Studies|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 71 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||71|
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