Readings in United States economic and business history. by Ross M. Robertson

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StatementEdited by Ross M. Robertson [and] James L. Pate.
ContributionsPate, James L., joint ed.
LC ClassificationsHC103 .R59
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 446 p.
Number of Pages446
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Open LibraryOL5980412M
LC Control Number66008930

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