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The Human rights reader

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Walter Laqueur and Barry Rubin
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LC ClassificationsJC571 .H7698
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 375 p. ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24380968M
ISBN 100877221707
ISBN 109780877221708
LC Control Number79002782
OCLC/WorldCa5747045


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