Nature Of Homicide
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Nature Of Homicide Trends And Changes Proceedings Of The 1996 Meeting Of The Homicide Research Working Group by Pamela K. Lattimore

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ContributionsCynthia A. Nahabedian (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages261
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Open LibraryOL11101303M
ISBN 100788173235
ISBN 109780788173233

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