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Economics for historians

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementG. R. Hawke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB171.5 .H3495
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4418007M
    ISBN 100521227348, 0521296277
    LC Control Number79022127


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