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From civil to human rights

dialogues on law and humanities in the United States and Europe
  • 232 Pages
  • 2.36 MB
  • English
Edward Elgar , Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA
Human rights -- Europe -- Philosophy, Human rights -- United States -- Philo
StatementHelle Porsdam.
LC ClassificationsK3240 .P67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 232 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24011054M
ISBN 101847209017
ISBN 139781847209016
LC Control Number2009930436

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