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academic scribblers by William Breit

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Economists -- Biography.,
  • Economics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Economists -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Breit, Roger L. Ransom ; with a new foreword by Robert M. Solow.
ContributionsRansom, Roger L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22468816M
ISBN 100691059861

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