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International law and the environment

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Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
Environmental law, Internat
Other titlesInternational law & the environment
StatementP. W. Birnie and A. E. Boyle.
ContributionsBoyle, Alan E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK3585.4 .B57 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 798 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3586024M
ISBN 100198765533
LC Control Number2002284838

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Christine Chinkin is Professor of International Law, LSE, Overseas Affiliated Faculty Member, University of Michigan and an academic member of Matrix Chambers.

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