3 edition of Our land reform, its legal perspective found in the catalog.
Our land reform, its legal perspective
Eleanor Ragaza Pijuan
in Quezon City, [Philippines] : Central Lawbook Pub. Co., 1979
Written in English
|Statement||by Eleanor Ragaza Pijuan.|
|LC Classifications||MLCS 83/7479 (K)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 254 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Number of Pages||254|
|LC Control Number||80105776|
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