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No war on Iraq!

the passions of the peace protesters in their signs

by Diane Joy

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Published by Regent Press in Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Francisco.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Iraq War, 2003- -- Protest movements -- California -- San Francisco.,
    • Peace movements -- California -- San Francisco.,
    • Political activists -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Diane Joy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS79.76 .J69 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3312632M
      ISBN 101587900734
      LC Control Number2004092910
      OCLC/WorldCa56352119

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