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Law and legal theory in England and America

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- Great Britain.,
    • Law -- United States.,
    • Jurisprudence -- Great Britain.,
    • Jurisprudence -- United States.,
    • Law -- Philosophy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard A. Posner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD640 .P67 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 134 p. ;
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL733289M
      ISBN 100198264712
      LC Control Number97123184


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