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Economic crises

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Edward D. Jones.
SeriesThe citizen"s library of economics, politics, and sociology
LC ClassificationsHB3711 .J8
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 251 p.
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6774863M
LC Control Number00003697

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