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Recapturing the Constitution

race, religion, and abortion reconsidered
  • 397 Pages
  • 0.62 MB
  • English
Regnery Pub., Distributed by National Book Network , Washington, D.C, Lanham, MD
Constitutional law -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States., Constitutional law -- United States., Constitutional history -- United States., Law and poli


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StatementStephen B. Presser.
LC ClassificationsKF4552 .P74 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 397 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1094846M
ISBN 100895264927
LC Control Number94019331

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