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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Capitalism,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementThurman W. Arnold ; with a new introduction by Sidney A. Pearson, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC106 .A684 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationlvii, 400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24022607M
ISBN 10141281037X
ISBN 109781412810371
LC Control Number2009031576

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