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Historical foundations of the common law

S. F. C. Milsom

Historical foundations of the common law

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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Common law -- Great Britain

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      Statement[by] S. F. C. Milsom.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 466 p.
      Number of Pages466
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4618234M
      ISBN 10040662500X
      LC Control Number77427567


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