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Bahá"í-Inspired Perspectives on Human Rights

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Published by Juxta Publishing Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baha"i,
  • Baha" i,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights,
  • Religion-Baha" i,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA, Lincoln (Foreword), T, Tahririha-Danesh (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13207263M
    ISBN 109889745151
    ISBN 109789889745158


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