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Views of American economic growth.

Thomas Childs Cochran

Views of American economic growth.

Edited by Thomas C. Cochran [and] Thomas B. Brewer.

by Thomas Childs Cochran

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    ERIN lacks v. 2. Includes bibliography.

    ContributionsBrewer, Thomas B.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 1-2. illus. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21332846M

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Brewer (Editor)Manufacturer: McGraw-Hill. Views of American economic Growth: The Industrial Era Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas C. Cochran (Author)Author: Thomas C. Cochran. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cochran, Thomas C.

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