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The War That Still Goes on (Oberon Modern Plays)

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Published by Oberon Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts, plays,
  • General,
  • Drama,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Plays,
  • Drama / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThucydides (Adapter), Plato (Adapter), John Barton (Adapter)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8908953M
    ISBN 101840026510
    ISBN 109781840026511
    OCLC/WorldCa71193619

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