Civil Disobedience and Violence.
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Published by Wadsworth Pub.Co. .
Written in English

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SeriesBasic Problems in Philos.S
The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17458834M
ISBN 100534000517

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