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Crime and insanity

Charles Arthur Mercier

Crime and insanity

by Charles Arthur Mercier

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Published by T. Butterworth in London .
Written in English

  • Crime and criminals -- Jurisprudence,
  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Mercier.
    SeriesThe home university library of modern knowledge -- 22
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20953421M

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