Political and legal studies

by Joseph F. Costanzo

Publisher: Christopher Pub. House in West Hanover, Mass

Written in English
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  • Political science -- History.,
  • Church and state -- Catholic Church -- History.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJoseph F. Costanzo.
LC ClassificationsJA38 .C68
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL3790542M
ISBN 100815804075
LC Control Number81069217

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