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Constitutions and constitutionalism

William G. Andrews

Constitutions and constitutionalism

by William G. Andrews

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Published by Van Nostrand .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B61-20314) 1961.

Statementedited and with anintroductory essay by William G. Andrews.
SeriesComparative government books
The Physical Object
Pagination201p.,19cm
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18877845M

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