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The glorious art of peace

John Gittings

The glorious art of peace

from the Iliad to Iraq

by John Gittings

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace,
  • Peace in literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Gittings
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5548 .G58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25282536M
    ISBN 100199575762
    ISBN 109780199575763
    LC Control Number2011939891


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