Law and society in Canada in historical perspective
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Published by University of Calgary in [Calgary] .
Written in English



  • Canada


  • Law -- Canada -- History.,
  • Sociological jurisprudence -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 161-171.

Statementedited by D.J. Bercuson and L.A. Knafla.
SeriesThe University of Calgary studies in history ;, no. 2
ContributionsBercuson, David Jay., Knafla, Louis A., 1935-
LC ClassificationsKE394 .L38
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. (p. 172 blank) :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3918920M
LC Control Number81485080

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