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Human rights in theory and practice a selected and annotated bibliography by Gregory J. Walters

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Published by Scarecrow Press, Salem Press in Metuchen, N.J, Pasadena, CA .
Written in English

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  • Human rights -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Gregory J. Walters, with the assistance of Denice Durocher ... [et al.].
SeriesThe Magill bibliographies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ7164.L6 W35 1994, JC571 W35 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 459 p. ;
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1272556M
ISBN 100810830108
LC Control Number95003875

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