International law and the world war
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International law and the world war by James Wilford Garner

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English


  • International law -- History,
  • World War, 1914-1918

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Edition Notes

Statementby James Wilford Garner.
SeriesContributions to international law and diplomacy
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17729304M
LC Control Number20021361

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