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roots of capitalism in Western civilization a socioeconomic assessment by Irving S. Michelman

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Published by F. Fell Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Capitalism -- History.,
  • Economic history.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementIrving S. Michelman.
LC ClassificationsHB501 .M633 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3515809M
ISBN 100811904865
LC Control Number82083776

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