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Constitution-making principles, process, practice by Edward McWhinney

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English


  • Constitutional history.,
  • Constitutional law.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdward McWhinney.
LC ClassificationsK3161 .M38
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3842000M
ISBN 100802055532
LC Control Number81157683

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