K. K. Mathew on democracy, equality, and freedom by K. K. Mathew

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Other titlesDemocracy, equality, and freedom.
Statementedited by Upendra Baxi ; foreword by Y. V. Chandrachud.
ContributionsBaxi, Upendra.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, lxxxvi, 364 p. ;
Number of Pages364
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Open LibraryOL4389657M
LC Control Number78908926

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