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Published by Transnational Publishers in Ardsley, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Humanitarian law.,
  • War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by John Carey, William V. Dunlap, R. John Pritchard.
ContributionsCarey, John, 1924-, Dunlap, William V., Pritchard, R. John.
LC ClassificationsKZ6471 .I5686 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17878037M
ISBN 10157105264X, 1571052658, 1571052666
LC Control Number2002040915

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