Liability for products in a global economy

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Published by Kluwer Law International in The Hague .

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Statementgeneral editor: Dennis Campbell ; volume editor: Susan Woodley.
ContributionsCampbell, Dennis., Woodley, Susan., Center for International Legal Studies.
LC ClassificationsK953 .L53 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 445 p. ;
Number of Pages445
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Open LibraryOL3469546M
ISBN 109041123857
LC Control Number2005542287

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