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Economics for a civilized society

Greg Davidson

Economics for a civilized society

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGreg Davidson, Paul Davidson.
    ContributionsDavidson, Paul, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB171
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,213p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14998579M
    ISBN 100333439287, 0333439295


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