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International human rights, contemporary issues

International human rights, contemporary issues

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Published by Human Rights Publishing Group in Standfordville, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Civil rights,
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    Statementco-edited by Jack L. Nelson and Vera M. Green.
    ContributionsNelson, Jack L., Green, Vera M., Rutgers University. International Center.
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .I5915
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4100014M
    ISBN 100930576373
    LC Control Number80014420

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