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Stand your ground by Eric Walters

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Published by Stoddart in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Canadian fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementEric Walters
LC ClassificationsPS8565 .A598 S7 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24981018M
ISBN 100773674217
ISBN 109780773674219

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Jul 08,  · Boundaries: Learn How to Stand Your Ground. Related Articles. Christiana Star. Christiana Star (BA Hons Psychology, BA Hons Education, Grad Cert Author: Christiana Star. May 28,  · Harvard professor Caroline Light was recently in Miami to talk about the law’s historical roots and her book “Stand Your Ground: A History of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense.”. May 12,  · When a book covers as large of a sweep of history and theology as Stand Your Ground, we can always pick, these are nits only. Beautifully, . The idea of the right to defend oneself may seem universal, but in her new book Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair With Lethal Self-Defense, Harvard’s Caroline E. Light Author: Lily Rothman.