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The mythology of modern law

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological jurisprudence.,
  • Myth.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-226) and indexes.

    StatementPeter Fitzpatrick.
    SeriesSociology of law and crime
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK370 .F57 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1700096M
    ISBN 100415043808, 0415082633
    LC Control Number92000296


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