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historical introduction to modern civil law

by Thomas Glyn Watkin

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Published by Ashgate, Dartmouth in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil law -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 454-460) and indexes.

    StatementThomas Glyn Watkin.
    SeriesLaws of the nations series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK585 .W367 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 498 p. ;
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL42758M
    ISBN 101855218518, 0754621006
    LC Control Number99036051

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