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Published by Westmorland General Meeting in Westmorland .
Written in English


  • War.,
  • Military readiness.,
  • Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends.,
  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • Security, International.,
  • Military policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesPreparing for peace
StatementWestmorland General Meeting, Religious Society of Friends, known as Quakers.
ContributionsWestmorland General Meeting (Society of Friends).
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20127500M
ISBN 10095505270X
ISBN 109780955052705

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