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European human rights taking a case under the Convention by L. J. Clements

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Published by Sweet & Maxwell in London .
Written in English



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Includes index.

StatementL.J. Clements, Nuala Mole, Alan Simmons.
ContributionsMole, Nuala., Simmons, Alan.
LC ClassificationsKJC5138 .C59 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 383 p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL106870M
ISBN 100421621605
LC Control Number99224742

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