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Published by School of law, Duke university in [Durham, N.C.] .

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SeriesLaw and contemporary problems ;, vol. 9, no. 2, spring, 1942, Law and contemporary problems ;, v. 9, no. 2, spring, 1942.
ContributionsSanders, Paul Hampton, 1909- ed., Duke university, N.C. School of law.
LC ClassificationsKF1321.A75 G6
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Pagination[179]-370 p.
Number of Pages370
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Open LibraryOL6024349M
LC Control Number47036267

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