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Our word is our bond how legal speech acts by Marianne Constable

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociological jurisprudence,
  • Law,
  • Language

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-208) and index.

StatementMarianne Constable
SeriesThe cultural lives of law, Cultural lives of law
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK487.L36 C658 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 217 pages
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27166317M
ISBN 100804774935, 0804774943
ISBN 109780804774932, 9780804774949
LC Control Number2013049863
OCLC/WorldCa865157678

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