Indigenous peoples and land rights
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Published by Lateran university press in Roma .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementJoy Stellato Gabrielli.
SeriesStudies and working papers of the international research area, the rights of the people today =, Collana die studi e materiali dell"area internazionale di ricerca, i diritti dei popoli oggi ;, v. 7
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2005/04760 (G)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3352428M
ISBN 108846504275
LC Control Number2004374444

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