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Humanitarianism Across Borders

Thomas G. Weiss

Humanitarianism Across Borders

Sustaining Civilians in Times of War (Emerging Global Issues)

by Thomas G. Weiss

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Published by Lynne Rienner Pub .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Aid & relief programmes,
  • Social issues,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Sociology,
  • Economic And Technical Assistance,
  • Peacekeeping/Occupation Forces,
  • War relief,
  • Humanitarianism,
  • International relations,
  • International relief

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLarry Minear (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8575755M
    ISBN 101555874282
    ISBN 109781555874285


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