Global democracy the struggle for political and civil rights in the 21st century by Didier Jacobs

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Published by Vanderbilt University Press in Nashville, TN .

Written in English

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StatementDidier Jacobs.
LC ClassificationsJC
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
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Open LibraryOL22769726M
ISBN 109780826515735

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