Violence: the crisis of American confidence. by Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium.

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StatementEdited by Hugh Davis Graham. Associate editors: Stephen Paul Mahinka and Dean William Rudoy.
ContributionsGraham, Hugh Davis, ed., Mahinka, Stephen Paul, ed., Rudoy, Dean Wm
LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 M53 1970
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Paginationxxx, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
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Open LibraryOL4468954M
ISBN 100801812992, 080181328X
LC Control Number79171554

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