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How democracy was lost

Augusto Caesar Espiritu

How democracy was lost

a political diary of the Constitutional Convention of 1971-1972

by Augusto Caesar Espiritu

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Published by New Day Publishers in Quezon City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.
    • Subjects:
    • Espiritu, Augusto Caesar -- Diaries.,
    • Philippines. Constitutional Convention,
    • Constitutional history -- Philippines.,
    • Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1946-1973.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Augusto Caesar Espiritu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1402 .E87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1260825M
      ISBN 109711005336
      LC Control Number94942859
      OCLC/WorldCa31066221

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