State and sovereignty in modern Germany by Rupert Emerson

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  • Germany,
  • Germany.


  • Political science -- Germany -- History.,
  • Constitutional history -- Germany.,
  • Constitutional law -- Germany.,
  • State, The.,
  • Sovereignty.

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Statementby Rupert Emerson.
LC ClassificationsJA84.G3 E5 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4400737M
ISBN 100883559315
LC Control Number79001626

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