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Philosophy of law by Giorgio Del Vecchio

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D. C .
Written in English


  • Philosophy,
  • Law

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Edition Notes

StatementGiorgio del Vecchio ; translated by Thomas Owen Martin from the 8th ed., 1952. --
LC ClassificationsK230.V42 L4913
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 474 p. ;
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26545899M
LC Control Number54008844

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