Human rights in Western civilization
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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English


  • Human rights -- History -- Sources.,
  • Civil rights -- History -- Sources.

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Statementeditors, John A. Maxwell, James J. Friedberg ; associate editor, Deirdre A. DeGolia.
ContributionsMaxwell, John A., Friedberg, James J.
LC ClassificationsK3240.6 .H8785 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1229607M
ISBN 100840392435
LC Control Number94231113

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