Economics and the modern world.
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Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English


  • Economics

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHB171.5 .A27
The Physical Object
Pagination880 p.
Number of Pages880
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13529262M
LC Control Number60010388

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