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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • National Lawyers Guild -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ann Fagan Ginger and Eugene M. Tobin ; foreword by Ramsey Clark.
ContributionsGinger, Ann Fagan., Tobin, Eugene M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF294.N33 N38 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 440 p. :
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2373855M
ISBN 100877224889
LC Control Number87001975

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