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The law book / [contributors, Peter Chrisp, Claire Cock-Starkey, Frederick Cowell, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, Philip Parker, Marcus Weeks].

Chrisp, Peter. (Added Author). Cock-Starkey, Claire. (Added Author). Cowell, Frederick. (Added Author). Cussans, Thomas. (Added Author). Farndon, John. (Added Author). Parker, Philip. (Added Author). Weeks, Marcus. (Added Author). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Harrisonville 340 LAW 2020 (Text) 0002205523679 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 340 LAW 2020 (Text) 0002205523661 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The beginnings of law 2100 BCE-500 CE -- Law in the middle ages 500-1470 -- Empire and enlightenment 1470-1800 -- The rise of the rule of law 1800-1945 -- A new international order 1945-1980 -- Law in the modern age 1980-present.
Summary, etc.:
This book explores big questions like these, explaining the laws and legal precedents, and religious, political, and moral codes that have shaped the world we live in. Written in plain English, The Law Book cuts through the legal jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important milestones in legal history, with step-by--step diagrams and witty illustrations that untangle knotty concepts.-- Amazon.
Subject: Law > Popular works.
Law > History > Popular works.
Practice of law > United States.
Genre: Biographies.

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