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Why nuclear disarmament matters

Hans Blix

Why nuclear disarmament matters

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Published by The MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament.,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation.,
  • Arms control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHans Blix.
    SeriesA Boston review book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5665 .B55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21040643M
    ISBN 109780262026444
    LC Control Number2007050399


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