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Human rights - the race dimension

Elwyn-Jones, Frederick Elwyn-Jones Baron

Human rights - the race dimension

by Elwyn-Jones, Frederick Elwyn-Jones Baron

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Published by University College of Swansea in Swansea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title, University College of Swansea.

    Statementby the Lord Elwyn-Jones.
    SeriesThe Eileen Illtyd David lecture
    ContributionsUniversity College of Swansea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3242
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20245022M
    ISBN 100860760596

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