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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • University of Toronto. -- Faculty of Law -- Dissertations.,
  • Laicism -- France.,
  • Freedom of religion -- France.,
  • Secularism -- France.,
  • Liberty of conscience -- France.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPrinciple of laicite
Statementby Karima El Sammaa.
The Physical Object
Pagination44 leaves ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19584377M

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