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Thoughts on war and peace an inquiry into the conceptions prevailing in foreign politics by Nicholas Petrescu

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Published by Watts & Co. in London .
Written in English


  • Peace,
  • War

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Edition Notes

Statementby Nicholas Petrescu, PH. D.
LC ClassificationsJX1952 .P53
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 124 p.
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6638857M
LC Control Number21019859

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