International human rights norms in the Nordic and Baltic countries

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Published by M. Nijhoff Publishers, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Law International in The Hague, Boston, Cambridge, MA .

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  • Scandinavia.,
  • Baltic States.

Subjects:

  • Human rights -- Scandinavia.,
  • Human rights -- Baltic States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Martin Scheinin.
SeriesNordic human rights publications
ContributionsScheinin, Martin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKJC5132 .I567 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL815422M
LC Control Number95052992

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