Prospects for constitutionalism in post-communist countries by Levent Gönenç

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Published by [L. Gönenç] in Leiden .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe, Eastern.,
  • Former Soviet republics.

Subjects:

  • Constitutional law -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics.,
  • Democracy.

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Book details

StatementLevent Gönenç.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKJC4445 .G66 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination282, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6845857M
LC Control Number00347738
OCLC/WorldCa45764778

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