Sociology of law by Georges Gurvitch

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London, Boston .

Written in English

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  • Sociological jurisprudence

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Statementwith a preface by Roscoe Pound.
SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5457686M
ISBN 100710075197
LC Control Number73160039

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