1 edition of An introduction to the law of the United Nations found in the catalog.
An introduction to the law of the United Nations
Includes bibliographical references (p. -240) and index.
|Statement||Robert Kolb ; translated by Katherine Del Mar|
|LC Classifications||KZ4986 .K6513 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 251 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||251|
|LC Control Number||2010455032|
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