sources of modern international law. by George Augustus Finch

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Reproduced from: Academia Interamericana de Derecho Comparado e Internacional. Cursos monograficos. v. 1, [453]-528 p.

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ContributionsInter-American Academy of Comparative and International Law.
LC ClassificationsJX1245 .F5 1971
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Pagination76 p.
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL17227047M

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