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Freedom in the World: 1996-1997 The Annual Survey of Political Rights & Civil Liberties, 1996-1997 by Adrian Karatnycky

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English


  • Human rights,
  • International relations,
  • Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology,
  • Development - General,
  • Business & Economics / Development / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8055853M
ISBN 100765804220
ISBN 109780765804228

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