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American economic history. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1897. by

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in [New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHC101 .A48
The Physical Object
Pagination7 v. (614 p.) in 1.
Number of Pages614
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5293605M
LC Control Number72014231

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