International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Instalment 41


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Table of contents

Volume VIII Specific Contracts Werner Lorenz - Chief Editor Chapter 7 Use of Movables: Leasing (45 pp.) Kåre Lilleholt Volume XVI Civil Procedure Maro Cappelletti - Chief Editor Chapter 9 Effects of Judgments (Res Judicata) Albrecht Zeuner, Harald Koch

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