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Law and social process in United States history

James Willard Hurst

Law and social process in United States history

by James Willard Hurst

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Published by W.S. Hein in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Willard Hurst ; foreword by Allan F. Smith.
      SeriesThomas M. Cooley lectures ;, 9th ser., Michigan legal studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF358 .H8 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 361 p. ;
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2417095M
      ISBN 100899416276
      LC Control Number87083583

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