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Crime and punishment in ancient China T"ang-yin-pi-shih by Gui, Wanrong

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Published by Orchid Press in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English


  • Gui, Wanrong, -- jin shi 1196.,
  • Law reports, digests, etc. -- China.,
  • Justice, Administration of -- China -- History.,
  • Criminal procedure -- China -- History.,
  • Law -- China -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statement[translated with an introduction and notes by] R.H. van Gulik.
ContributionsGulik, Robert Hans van, 1910-1967.
LC ClassificationsKNN63.3 .G848 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23112559M
ISBN 109745240915
ISBN 109789745240919

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