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Sources of social and legal information

Peter G. Jackaman

Sources of social and legal information

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Published by Library Association, Public Libraries Group in [Bury St. Edmunds] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.,
    • Social legislation -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.,
    • Public welfare -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementcompiled by Peter G. Jackaman.
      SeriesReaders" guide ;, no. 13, Readers" guide (Library Association. Public Libraries Group) ;, no. 13.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD51 .J3 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. ;
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3226477M
      ISBN 10085365980X
      LC Control Number83137803


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