Ethnic groupsand language rights

by Sergij Vilfan

Publisher: Published for the European Science Foundation by New York University Press, Publisher: Dartmouth Pub. Co in New York, NY, Aldershot, Hants, England

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  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc -- Europe -- History.,
  • Ethnic relations -- Europe -- History.,
  • Europe -- Languages -- Law and legislation -- History.,
  • Europe -- Languages -- History.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by S. Vilfan ; in collaboration with G. Sandvik and L. Wils..
SeriesComparative studies on governments and non-dominant ethnic groups in Europe, 1850-1940 -- v. 3
ContributionsSandvik, G, Wils, Lode.
LC ClassificationsKJC5146
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22160791M
ISBN 100814787630

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