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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • The Arts: General Issues,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • General,
  • Law,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Restitution,
  • Protection,
  • Civil Law,
  • Law / General,
  • Cultural property,
  • Reference,
  • Art thefts

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7767058M
ISBN 100521859298
ISBN 109780521859295

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