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Growth of the modern American economy

Stuart Weems Bruchey

Growth of the modern American economy

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStuart Bruchey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC103 .B7885
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5061479M
      ISBN 100396070914
      LC Control Number74026155


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