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arms trade today

arms trade today

arms transfers and proliferation, a CCIA Consultation, January 1993

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Published by World Council of Churches, Programme Unit III, Justice, Peace and Creation in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms transfers.,
  • Arms race.,
  • Arms race -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by Roger Williamson, with the assistance of Elizabeth Salter and Beatrice Merahi].
    SeriesBackground information ;, 1993/1
    ContributionsWorld Council of Churches. Programme Unit III on Justice, Peace and Creation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9743.A2 A748 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1200755M
    LC Control Number94194180

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