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Ghana legal profession

Robin Luckham

Ghana legal profession

the natural history of a research project

by Robin Luckham

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Published by Institute of Development Studies in Brighton .
Written in English

  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Lawyers -- Ghana

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 28.

      Statementby Robin Luckham.
      SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex ; 103, IDS discussion paper ;, no. 103.
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[3], 38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4613442M
      LC Control Number77377347

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