War and the body
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War and the body militarisation, practice and experience by Kevin McSorley

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • War (Philosophy),
  • Human body (Philosophy)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Kevin McSorley
LC ClassificationsU21.2 .W3675 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25346828M
ISBN 109780415692151, 9780203081419
LC Control Number2012019174

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