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A history of American economic life.

Edward Chase Kirkland

A history of American economic life.

by Edward Chase Kirkland

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Published by Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAmerican economic life.
      SeriesCrofts American history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC103 .K5 1939
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 810p.
      Number of Pages810
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6387328M
      LC Control Number39013729
      OCLC/WorldCa274008

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