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I"d rather teach peace by Colman McCarthy

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Washington Metropolitan Area.

Subjects:

  • Peace -- Study and teaching -- Washington Metropolitan Area.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140).

StatementColman McCarthy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5534 .M33 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3551621M
ISBN 101570754306
LC Control Number2002000624

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