Wealth of the American people a history of their economic life. by James Anderson Barnes

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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .

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LC ClassificationsHC103 .B34
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Paginationx, 910 p.
Number of Pages910
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Open LibraryOL6046529M
LC Control Number49005178

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