Just Wars From Cicero to Iraq by Alex Bellamy

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Published by Polity Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • International Relations - General,
  • JUST WAR DOCTRINE,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • History & Theory - General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7956660M
ISBN 100745632823
ISBN 109780745632827

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