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Dispatches from the global village

by Derek Evans

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Published by Copperhouse in Kelowna, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evans, Derek, -- 1954-,
  • Amnesty International -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Human rights.,
  • Peace.,
  • International relations.,
  • Social justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDerek Evans.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC585 .E93 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19395190M
    ISBN 101551455536
    ISBN 109781551455532
    OCLC/WorldCa123892191

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