development of legal philosophy

by Paschal B. Mihyo

Publisher: East African Literature Bureau in Nairobi

Written in English
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  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • Legal positivism.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPaschal B. Mihyo.
LC ClassificationsK231 .M53
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
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Open LibraryOL4091201M
LC Control Number79980310

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