Language and the functions of law legal linguistic study by Tarja Salmi-Tolonen

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  • Law -- Language,
  • Law -- European Union countries -- Language,
  • Law -- Great Britain -- Language

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Statementby Tarja Salmi-Tolonen.
SeriesActa Universitatis Lapponiensis -- 146
LC ClassificationsK487.L36 S25 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p . :
Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL23178938M
ISBN 109789524842396
LC Control Number2008351887

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