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Law and language

Law and language

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Published by Dartmouth in Aldershot .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Frederick Schauer.
SeriesInternational library of essays in law and legal theory -- 10
ContributionsSchauer, Frederick.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,517p. :
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21959909M
ISBN 101855211246

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