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Religion, law and development: Islam and Christianity—Why is it in Occident and not in the Orient that man invented the institutions of freedom?

  • Francois Facchini

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Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

Volume (Year): 29 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 103-129

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