Numerous scholars have traced the early origins of self-determination from the Marxist precepts of class liberation to the Wilsonian ideals of democracy and freedom.
Graham, Lorie M.
"Self-Determination For Indigenous Peoples After Kosovo: Translating Self-Determination "Into Practice" And "Into Peace","
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 6
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