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Civil liberty the N.C.C.L. guide by Anna Coote

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Published by Penguin .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Anna Coote and Lawrence Grant.
ContributionsGrant, Lawrence., National Council for Civil Liberties.
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Open LibraryOL20361059M

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