Sanctuary and crime in the middle ages, 400-1500
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Sanctuary and crime in the middle ages, 400-1500 by Karl Shoemaker

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKarl Shoemaker
SeriesJust ideas : transformative ideals of justice in ethical and political thought
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKJ1010 .S54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411488M
ISBN 109780823232680, 9780823232703
LC Control Number2010023925

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