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Canada"s New Constitution (A Duke University Center for International Studies publication)

Richard H. Leach

Canada"s New Constitution (A Duke University Center for International Studies publication)

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11421998M
    ISBN 10082230578X
    ISBN 109780822305781


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