Law and American literature

a collection of essays
  • 109 Pages
  • 4.86 MB
  • English

Commission on Undergraduate Education in Law and the Humanities of the American Bar Association , Chicago, Ill
Law and literature., Law in literature., American literature -- History and criticism., Law -- United States -- His
Statementcontributors, Maxwell Bloomfield, John McWilliams, Carl Smith.
ContributionsBloomfield, Maxwell H., McWilliams, John P., Smith, Carl S., American Bar Association. Commission on Undergraduate Education in Law and the Humanities.
The Physical Object
Pagination49, 109, 68 p.
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Open LibraryOL14554275M

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