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Language and the law

Language and the law

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Published by Peter Lang, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Language.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKrzysztof Kredens, Stanisław Goźdź-Roszkowski (eds.).
    SeriesŁódź studies in language -- v. 16
    ContributionsKredens, Krzysztof., Goźdź-Roszkowski, Stanisław.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK213 .L352 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22518384M
    ISBN 103631574479
    ISBN 109783631574478
    LC Control Number2008395989


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