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The acquisitive society

Richard H. Tawney

The acquisitive society

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics.,
  • Industries.,
  • Social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. H. Tawney ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB199 .T35 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p.l., 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6723028M
    LC Control Number28030737
    OCLC/WorldCa4721316

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