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Our land reform, its legal perspective

Eleanor Ragaza Pijuan

Our land reform, its legal perspective

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Published in Quezon City, [Philippines] : Central Lawbook Pub. Co., 1979 .
Written in English


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Statementby Eleanor Ragaza Pijuan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/7479 (K)
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 254 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4128742M
LC Control Number80105776

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