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The legal history of Wales

by Thomas Glyn Watkin

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Wales -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-303) and index.

    Statementby Thomas Glyn Watkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD532 .W38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22754399M
    ISBN 100708318355
    ISBN 109780708318355

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