Putting peace first 7 commitments to change the world by Eric David Dawson

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Peace-building,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children and peace,
  • Toleration

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementEric David Dawson, CEO and co-founder of Peace First
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5579 .D39 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination150 pages
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26962543M
ISBN 101101997338
ISBN 109781101997338
LC Control Number2017033431
OCLC/WorldCa1049062205

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