Themes in Comparative Law by Peter Birks
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Themes in Comparative Law
By Peter Birks

Themes in Comparative Law

In Honour of Bernard Rudden

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Themes in Comparative Law by Peter Birks

Book Description

Compiled in honour of Bernard Rudden, this is a book of essays in comparative law centering on the contribution which comparative analysis can make to the core subjects of private law, namely property and obligations. The essays are contributed by leading academics from all over the world, all of whom owe an intellectual debt to the honorand.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199258567
ISBN-10: 0199258562
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 22mm)
Pages: 314
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Privacy and Loyalty by Peter Birks Privacy and Loyalty, Hardback (September 1997)

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Author Biography - Peter Birks

Peter Birks is Regius Professor of Civil Law at All Souls College, Oxford Arrianna Pretto, is Fellow of Brasenose College

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