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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Haslam.
SeriesClassics of English legal history in the modern era
LC ClassificationsKD737 .H37 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4568919M
ISBN 100824030966
LC Control Number77086661

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