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The rule of law: the common sense of global politics

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The rule of law : the common sense of global politics. / May, Christopher.

Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2014. 270 p.

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May C. The rule of law: the common sense of global politics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2014. 270 p.

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