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Thirty years of war and crime

Bernard Prance

Thirty years of war and crime

by Bernard Prance

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Published by Peter Skelton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North West Frontier constabulary -- India -- Memoirs.,
  • Police -- India -- History.,
  • Punjab police -- History -- Memoirs.,
  • Crime -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bernard Prance.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15539142M

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Hugo Grotius, Dutch Huigh de Groot, (born ApDelft, Netherlands—died AugRostock, Mecklenburg-Schwerin), Dutch jurist and scholar whose masterpiece De Jure Belli ac Pacis (; On the Law of War and Peace) is considered one of the greatest contributions to the development of international a statesman and diplomat, Grotius has been called the “father of.

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