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Liberty and government in the new society an intellectual perspective by Onofre D. Corpuz

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Published by Development Academy of the Philippines in [Ortigas, Pasig, Metro Manila] .
Written in English

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  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.

Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- Philippines.,
  • Human rights -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1973-

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementO.D. Corpuz.
SeriesDAP file series ;, 1983, no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.P5 C67 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2578449M
ISBN 109711520761
LC Control Number85125297
OCLC/WorldCa12811305

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