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Statementedited by Asahiko Hanzawa.
SeriesAcademia juris booklet 2006 -- no. 24
ContributionsHanzawa, Asahiko, 1963-, Hokkaidō Daigaku. Hōgaku Kenkyūka. Kōtō Hōsei Kyōiku Kenkyū Sentā.
LC ClassificationsDS885.48 .I58 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. :
Number of Pages202
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Open LibraryOL16878669M
ISBN 104902066238
ISBN 109784902066234
LC Control Number2008554097

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