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Railroads and American law

by James W. Ely

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroad law -- United States -- History,
    • Railroads and state -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p, 333-350) and index.

      Other titlesRailroads & American law
      StatementJames W. Ely, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF2289 .E45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 365 p. :
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3938272M
      ISBN 100700611444
      LC Control Number2001003122

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