Rule of law in a free society
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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English

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  • Rule of law -- India

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About the Edition

With reference to India; contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by N.R. Madhava Menon.
ContributionsMadhava Menon, N. R., 1935-, Nehru Centre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKNS1726 .R85 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22561982M
ISBN 100195694422
ISBN 109780195694420
LC Control Number2008330042

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