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Twining’s Tower and the Challenges of Making Law a Humanistic Discipline

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Twining’s Tower and the Challenges of Making Law a Humanistic Discipline. / Sugarman, David.

In: Amicus Curiae, Vol. (2021) Series 2, Vol 2, No. 3, 22.06.2021, p. 337-354.

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Sugarman, David. / Twining’s Tower and the Challenges of Making Law a Humanistic Discipline. In: Amicus Curiae. 2021 ; Vol. (2021) Series 2, Vol 2, No. 3. pp. 337-354.

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