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Academic freedom and the law.

NUS/NCCL Commission on Academic Freedom and the Law.

Academic freedom and the law.

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Published by National Union of Students in London .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • College students -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.,
    • Teaching, Freedom of -- Great Britain.

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      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD3688 .N15
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p.
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5093206M
      ISBN 100900554150
      LC Control Number74164812


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