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Abolishing war cultures and institutions by Elise Boulding

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Published by Boston Research Center for the 21st Century in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • War and society.,
  • War and civilization.,
  • Conflict management.,
  • Peaceful change (International relations),
  • Disarmament.,
  • Non-governmental organizations.

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Edition Notes

Statementdialogue with peace scholars, Elise Boulding and Randall Forsberg.
ContributionsForsberg, Randall., Boston Research Center for the 21st Century.
LC ClassificationsHM554 .B68 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL395417M
ISBN 101887917039
LC Control Number98074360

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