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Legal Theory and Legal History

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Published by Hambledon & London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Philosophy,
  • History,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • General,
  • Law / General,
  • Great Britain,
  • Common Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8294691M
    ISBN 100907628834
    ISBN 109780907628835


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