growth of the American economy

[by Robert G. Albion and others] by Harold Francis Williamson

Publisher: Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 946 Downloads: 837
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Subjects:

  • United States -- Economic conditions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

SeriesPrentice-Hall economics series
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 946 p. maps, diagrs. ;
Number of Pages946
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22431603M

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