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theory of legal science

Huntington Cairns

theory of legal science

by Huntington Cairns

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Published by Rothman reprints in South Hackensack .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1941.

Statementby Huntington Cairns.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,155p.
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13947057M

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