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Understanding jurisprudence

Raymond Wacks

Understanding jurisprudence

an introduction to legal theory

by Raymond Wacks

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Published by New York, Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Law,
  • Jurisprudence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRaymond Wacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK230.W29 A38 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25246555M
    ISBN 109780199608263
    LC Control Number2011942563

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