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Whither or whether the executive presidency a study in the light of separatism by Nayantha Wijesundara

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Published by Stamford Lake Publication in Pannipitiya .
Written in English


  • Executive power,
  • Ethnic conflict

Book details:

About the Edition

With reference to Sri Lanka.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-243) and index.

StatementNayantha Wijesundara
LC ClassificationsJQ656 .W+
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24894071M
ISBN 109789556582413
LC Control Number2010347212

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