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Pacifism in theory and practice ...

Sidney Spencer

Pacifism in theory and practice ...

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Published by W. F. Henderson in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace,
  • War -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith preface by Arthur Ponsonby, M. P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1953 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6720660M
    LC Control Number28025278
    OCLC/WorldCa4253997


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