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Published by Publications Office, Ateneo de Manila University in Manila .
Written in English


  • Demonstrations.,
  • Violence.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Vitaliano R. Gorospe.
LC ClassificationsHM281 .G65
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5076944M
LC Control Number74120270

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