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Comparative law in a global context the legal systems of Asia and Africa by Werner Menski

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Comparative law.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWerner Menski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK559 .M46 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3403465M
ISBN 100521858593, 0521675294
LC Control Number2005018618

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