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menace

(1) A threat of violence used to secure a contract. Such a contract can be set aside, just as a contract secured by duress. (2) A threat of violence to another, such as a trespasser. Some state statutes allow the use of force to protect one's home,but do not include the ability to menace another in order to protect one's home.

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(2003): "Caracterizacion de la metalurgia prehistorica de origen malaguide: planteamientos iniciales", Mainake, XXV, pp.
(2010): "Ocupacion economica, ritual y estrategica del litoral valenciano", Mainake, XXXII (2), pp.
(2004a): "Arte megalitico en Andalucia: una propuesta para su valoracion global en el ambito de las grafias de los conjuntos productores del sur de Europa", Mainake, 26, pp.
Analisis microespacial y valoracion del uso del espacio en los yacimientos del Paleolitico medio valenciano", Mainake, XXXIII, en prensa.
(2002): "El Paleolitico superior final en el sur de la Peninsula Iberica: los yacimentos magdalenienses de la provincia de Malaga", Mainake, XXIV, pp.