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Law, Anthropology, and the Constitution of the Social

Making Persons and Things (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Social law,
  • Property,
  • Law and anthropology,
  • Technology,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Things (Law),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Remote Sensing,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Jurisprudence,
  • Law / Jurisprudence,
  • Persons (Law)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlain Pottage (Editor), Martha Mundy (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745405M
    ISBN 100521539455
    ISBN 109780521539456

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