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rules behind the rule of law.

Donald B. Molteno

rules behind the rule of law.

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Published by University of Natal Press in Pietermaritzburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Rule of law.,
    • Rule of law -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Donald B. Molteno.
      SeriesEdgar Brookes academic and human freedom lecture,, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS611 .E25 no. 1.
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5528904M
      LC Control Number67003377
      OCLC/WorldCa11735827


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