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Roman law in the modern world

Charles Phineas Sherman

Roman law in the modern world

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Published by F.B. Rothman in Littleton, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roman law.,
  • Roman law -- History.,
  • Roman law -- Reception.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Phineas Sherman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKJA147 .S44 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1423453M
    ISBN 100837711738
    LC Control Number93033927


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New Haven Law Book Co., Description: 3 volumes ; 24 cm: Contents: v. History of Roman law and its descent into English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and other modern law --v. Manual of Roman law illustrated by Anglo-American law and the modern codes --v.

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