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|Statement||by Michael McConville and Chester L. Mirsky.|
|Series||New York University review of law & social change -- v. 15, no. 4|
|Contributions||Mirsky, Chester L., 1943-|
|LC Classifications||KF390.5.P6 M32 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, p. 581-964 :|
|Number of Pages||964|
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