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Origins Modern Economics

Lowell E. Johnson

Origins Modern Economics

Paradigmatic Approach

by Lowell E. Johnson

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Published by Pearson Custom Publishing .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10477365M
ISBN 100536578443
ISBN 109780536578440
OCLC/WorldCa25324989

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