War and conscience in the nuclear age by Sydney D. Bailey

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • War -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • War (International law)

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p200-202. - Includes index.

Book details

StatementSydney D. Bailey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU22, JX4511
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,210p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14998539M
ISBN 100333436857, 0333443845

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