Nobel laureates for peace in Croatia by Greta Pifat-Mrzljak

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Published by Hrvatska sveučilišna naklada in Zagreb .

Written in English

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  • Croatia,
  • Croatia.


  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Protest movements -- Croatia.,
  • Nobel Prizes.,
  • Croatia -- History -- 1990-

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statement[editor Greta Pifat-Mrzljak].
SeriesCroatia in the war ;, issue 3
ContributionsPifat-Mrzljak, Greta.
LC ClassificationsDR1313.7.P83 N63 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1500098M
LC Control Number93177532

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