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Russia"s legal fictions by Harriet Murav

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Published by The University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Law and literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-257) and index.

StatementHarriet Murav.
SeriesLaw, meaning, and violence
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3015.5.L3 M87 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. ;
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL697711M
ISBN 100472108794
LC Control Number97045272

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