11 edition of I must be a part of this war found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Patricia Kollander ; with John O"Sullivan.|
|Series||World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension,, 8|
|Contributions||O"Sullivan, John, 1939-|
|LC Classifications||D769.8.F7 G48 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005017142|
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"I Must Be a Part of This War" is part of her. The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC). The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu ("Master Sun", also spelled Sunzi), is composed of 13 chapters.
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