Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World
by Hyacinthe Ringrose
Publisher: The Musson-Draper Company 1911
Number of pages: 270
The purpose of this volume is to furnish to the lawyer, legislator, sociologist and student a working summary of the marriage and divorce laws of the principal countries of the world. In the compilation which follows our endeavour is simply to set forth positive law as it exists today, leaving its correction or development to the proper authorities.
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