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Indigenous peoples, racism and the United Nations

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Published by Common Ground Publishing in [Altona, VIC] .
Written in English


  • United Nations.,
  • Indigenous peoples.,
  • Racism.,
  • Aboriginal Australians.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Martin Nakata.
ContributionsNakata, Martin N., Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission.
LC ClassificationsGN380 .I534 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3618244M
ISBN 101863350705, 1863350691
LC Control Number2002391154

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