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law of the Americas

De Vries, Henry P.

law of the Americas

an introduction to the legal systems of the American republics,c

by De Vries, Henry P.

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Published by N.Y., Published for the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law and the Inter-American Law Center, Columbia University in the city of New York by Oceano Publications in Dobbs Perry .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsLAW
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Pagination339 p.
Number of Pages339
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Open LibraryOL5954093M
LC Control Number65027792

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  Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index Introduction -- In the beginning: American law in the colonial period -- Economy and law in the nineteenth century -- Family, race, and the law -- Crime and punishment in the republic -- The twentieth century and the modern administrative-welfare state -- American law at the dawn of the twenty-first centuryPages: Book Review: Slave Law in the Americas. Authors. David S. Bogen, University of Maryland School of Law Follow. Document Type. Book Review. Publication Date. Keywords. slavery. Comments. Review of Slave Law in the Americas by Alan Watson. Athens, University of Georgia Press, Publication Citation. 86 Maryland Historical Magazine Author: David S. Bogen.


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