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Law in America

An Illustrated Celebration

by S. Blair Kauffman

  • 238 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Universe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Industrial / Commercial Art & Design,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Art,
  • Legal History,
  • History,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • United States - General,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Legal System,
  • Law / General,
  • Commercial - General,
  • Law,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8180987M
    ISBN 100883633779
    ISBN 109780883633779
    OCLC/WorldCa48127586


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