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Studies in the civil law and its relations to the jurisprudence of England and America

William Wirt Howe

Studies in the civil law and its relations to the jurisprudence of England and America

with references to the law of our insular possessions

by William Wirt Howe

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.,
  • Puerto Rico.,
  • Philippines.,
  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil law systems,
    • Law -- Great Britain,
    • Law -- United States,
    • Law -- Puerto Rico,
    • Law -- Philippines,
    • Law -- Cuba

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby William Wirt Howe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 391 p. ;
      Number of Pages391
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6959836M
      LC Control Number05029081
      OCLC/WorldCa1903074


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