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The evolution of rights in liberal theory by Ian Shapiro

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English


  • Civil rights -- History,
  • Liberalism -- History,
  • Human rights -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 307-320.

StatementIan Shapiro.
LC ClassificationsJC571 .S45 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2709988M
ISBN 100521320437, 0521338530
LC Control Number86002657

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