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Classical political economy a survey of recent literature

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston .
Written in English


  • Classical school of economics.,
  • Marxian economics.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by William O. Thweatt.
SeriesRecent economic thought
ContributionsThweatt, William O.
LC ClassificationsHB94 .C42 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2375184M
ISBN 100898382297
LC Control Number87003394

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