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Peace against war

Francis A. Beer

Peace against war

the ecology of international violence

by Francis A. Beer

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Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace.,
  • War.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancis A. Beer.
    SeriesA Series of books in international relations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1952 .B39
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4112179M
    ISBN 100716712504, 0716712512
    LC Control Number80027214

    War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy, is a work of historical fiction written in about the Napoleonic Wars in Russia. This epic novel begins in July Russia and allies England, Austria, and Sweden are striving to prevent Napoleon’s expansion from France. War and Peace is primarily concerned with the histories of five aristocratic families--particularly the Bezukhovs, the Bolkonskys, and the Rostovs--the members of which are portrayed against a vivid background of Russian social life during the war against Napoleon (). The theme of war, however, is subordinate to the story of family.


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