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Government and the American economy, 1870 - present

Thomas G. Manning

Government and the American economy, 1870 - present

select problems in historical interpretation

by Thomas G. Manning

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas G. Manning and David M. Potter.
ContributionsPotter, David M.
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Open LibraryOL13837895M


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