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America without violence

why violence persists and how you can stop it

by Michael N. Nagler

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Published by Island Press in Covelo, Calif .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- United States.,
    • Nonviolence.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael N. Nagler.
      LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 N33 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3487562M
      ISBN 100933280130, 0933280149
      LC Control Number82007180

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