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Reaching for the Olive Branch Unrwa and Peace in the Middle East by Milton Viorst

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English


  • International relations,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United Nations Relief and Work,
  • United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10228225M
ISBN 100253205808
ISBN 109780253205803

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