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Terror by C. A. Gearty

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163) and index.

StatementConor Gearty.
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .G36 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1638476M
ISBN 100571144500
LC Control Number91190848

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