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Of arms and men

a history of war, weapons, and aggression

by Robert L. O"Connell

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Military art and science -- History,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert L. O"Connell.
    LC ClassificationsU27 .O26 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 367 p. :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2042745M
    ISBN 100195053591
    LC Control Number88019526

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