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Principles of International Environmental Law II Documents in International Environmental Law (Studies in International Law) by Philippe Sands

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Published by Manchester Univ Press .
Written in English


  • Environment law,
  • International environmental law,
  • Property, real estate, land & tenancy law,
  • International Law,
  • Environmental Law,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental law, Internation,
  • Environmental law, International,
  • History,
  • Sources

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMary Weiss (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages1709
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7839488M
ISBN 100719039851
ISBN 109780719039850

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