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II. The Western Conception of Law
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Volume II: The Legal Systems of the World/Their Comparison and Unification | Chapter 1 (1976): The Different Conceptions of the Law

The Western Conception of Law: Completed in July 1973

David, René; Sawer, Geoffrey; Szabó, Imre; Afchar, Hassan; Derrett J. Duncan M.; Iyer, T.K. Krishnamurthy; Noda, Yosiyuki; M‘Baye, Kéba


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Geoffrey Sawer, “II. The Western Conception of Law”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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