Priests on trial by Alfred W. McCoy

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Published by Penguin Books in Ringwood, Vic., Australia, New York, NY, USA .

Written in English

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  • Philippines,
  • Philippines.


  • O"Brien, Niall.,
  • Gore, Brian.,
  • Persecution -- Philippines.,
  • Church work with the poor -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- Social conditions.,
  • Philippines -- Economic conditions -- 1946-1986.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAlfred W. McCoy.
LC ClassificationsBR1608.P6 M37 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 259 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2627222M
ISBN 100140079386
LC Control Number85196565

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