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A History of Canadian Legal Thought

Collected Essays (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History)

by R.C.B. Risk

  • 215 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Essays,
  • Law,
  • Legal History,
  • Canada,
  • Canada - General,
  • Law / Legal History,
  • History,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsG Blaine Baker (Editor), Jim Phillips (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7874292M
    ISBN 100802094244
    ISBN 109780802094247

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A History of Canadian Legal Thought by R.C.B. Risk Download PDF EPUB FB2

This anthology of 12 historical studies of Canadian legal thought, all the work of University of Toronto Professor of Law Emeritus R.C.B. Risk, collects work published A History of Canadian Legal Thought book a span of some 20 years.¹ Selected by the author and the editors of this volume, at the request of the Osgoode Society, these articles represent a major corpus of writing on the history of Canadian legal culture, and are.

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