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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • War -- Psychological aspects,
  • Hostility (Psychology),
  • World politics -- 1945-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Robert W. Rieber.
ContributionsRieber, R. W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU22.3 .P795 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1532819M
ISBN 100306435438
LC Control Number91010481

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