Soviet law in theory and practice
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Published by Oceana Publications in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Law -- Soviet Union.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Olympiad S. Ioffe and Peter B. Maggs.
ContributionsMaggs, Peter B.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 327 p. ;
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3166313M
ISBN 100379010909
LC Control Number83008294

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