9 edition of The lasting war found in the catalog.
The lasting war
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Monica Riera and Gavin Schaffer.|
|Contributions||Riera, Monica, 1960-, Schaffer, Gavin, 1976-|
|LC Classifications||D825 .L34 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 277 p. :|
|Number of Pages||277|
|LC Control Number||2008011233|
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