1 edition of Leaders at war found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Elizabeth N. Saunders|
|Series||Cornell studies in security affairs, Cornell studies in security affairs|
|LC Classifications||JK558 .S38 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 302 p.|
|Number of Pages||302|
|LC Control Number||2010040738|
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