The moral architecture of world peace Nobel laureates discuss our global future by Helena Cobban

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Peace.,
  • Pacifists -- Biography.,
  • Nobel Prizes.,
  • Political violence -- Prevention.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementHelena Cobban.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5538 .C63 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51292M
ISBN 100813919878
LC Control Number99056608

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