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Published by Mittal Publications, Distributed by Mittal Publishers" Distributors in Delhi, India .
Written in English



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About the Edition

Papers presented at a meeting organized by International Association of Penal Law, New Delhi, 1982.

Edition Notes

Other titlesCrimes & punishment in new perspective.
Statementedited by Rajendra Saran Agarwal & Sarvesh Kumar ; introduction by Hans-Heinrich Jescheck.
ContributionsAgarwal, Rajendra Saran., Sarvesh Kumar., International Association of Penal Law.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2360972M
LC Control Number86902392

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