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Lessons for human rights advocacy

John B. Lewis

Lessons for human rights advocacy

education and the limits of political liberalism

by John B. Lewis

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights.,
  • Human rights advocacy.,
  • Liberalism.,
  • Education -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John B. Lewis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 269 p.
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19109906M
    ISBN 100612848698


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