Why the fight over peace studies?
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Why the fight over peace studies? by Tanses GГјlsoy

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Published by Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Peace -- Research.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementTanses Gülsoy.
SeriesOccasional papers of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation -- no. 2
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 25 p.;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13588608M

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