An Anthology of Nonviolence Historical and Contemporary Voices

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Published by Greenwood Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • History,
  • Nonviolence,
  • Religious aspects

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsKrishna Mallick (Editor), Doris Hunter (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420085M
ISBN 100313318794
ISBN 109780313318795
OCLC/WorldCa49383968

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