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Published by School of Law, Duke University in [Durham, N.C.] .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Teaching, Freedom of -- United States.

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SeriesLaw and contemporary problems,, v. 28, no. 3
ContributionsDuke University. School of Law.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4242.A75 A23
The Physical Object
Pagination430-671 p.
Number of Pages671
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5902957M
LC Control Number64000116
OCLC/WorldCa2625381

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