economic history of Europe, 1760-1939, with an epilogue

by Arthur Birnie

Publisher: Methuen in London

Written in English
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  • Economics -- History -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Economic conditions.

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StatementArthur Birnie.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
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