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Why We Kill. Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines. / Loucks, Nancy (Editor); Adler, Joanna R (Editor); Holt, Sally Smith (Editor).

2nd ed. Routledge, 2020. 226 p.

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Harvard

Loucks, N, Adler, JR & Holt, SS (eds) 2020, Why We Kill. Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines. 2nd edn, Routledge.

APA

Loucks, N., Adler, J. R., & Holt, S. S. (Eds.) (2020). Why We Kill. Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines. (2nd ed.) Routledge.

Vancouver

Loucks N, (ed.), Adler JR, (ed.), Holt SS, (ed.). Why We Kill. Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2020. 226 p.

Author

Loucks, Nancy (Editor) ; Adler, Joanna R (Editor) ; Holt, Sally Smith (Editor). / Why We Kill. Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2020. 226 p.

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