Nuclear weapons and scientific responsibility by Weeramantry, C. G.

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Published by Longwood Academic in Wolfeboro, NH .

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  • Nuclear weapons (International law)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementC.G. Weeramantry.
LC ClassificationsJX5133.A7 W44 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2374635M
ISBN 100893415421
LC Control Number87002804

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