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Nonviolence twenty-five lessons from the history of a dangerous idea by Mark Kurlansky

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-194) and index

StatementMark Kurlansky ; foreword by the Dalai Lama
SeriesModern Library chronicles book, Modern Library chronicles
LC ClassificationsHM1281 .K87 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17202772M
ISBN 100679643354
LC Control Number2006048145

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