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International human rights instruments

International human rights instruments

a compilation of treaties, agreements, and declarations of especial interest to the United States

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Published by W.S. Hein in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights.,
    • Human rights -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by] Richard B. Lillich.
      ContributionsLillich, Richard B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsK3238.A1 I536 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3515048M
      ISBN 100899411606
      LC Control Number82082582
      OCLC/WorldCa8930810

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