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Documents on fundamental human rights

Documents on fundamental human rights

the Anglo-American tradition

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Published by Atheneum in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights -- United States -- Sources.,
  • Civil rights -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled, edited, and with a preface, how human rights got into the Constitution, by Zechariah Chafee, Jr.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsChafee, Zechariah, 1885-1957.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC"599"U5"C4"1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19815356M


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