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Human rights, politics and states

Laksiri Fernando

Human rights, politics and states

Burma, Cambodia, Sri Lanka

by Laksiri Fernando

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Published by Social Scientists" Association in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma,
  • Cambodia,
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Burma.,
  • Cambodia.,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Burma.,
    • Human rights -- Cambodia.,
    • Human rights -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Burma -- Politics and government.,
    • Cambodia -- Politics and government.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-327) and indexes.

      StatementLaksiri Fernando.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.B87 F47 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 340 p. ;
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3709837M
      ISBN 109559102516
      LC Control Number2003307185
      OCLC/WorldCa52929538

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