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Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Veblen, Thorstein, -- 1857-1929.,
  • Economics -- History -- United States.,
  • Socialism -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesVeblen and his America.
Statementby Joseph Dorfman.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 3-556 p.
Number of Pages556
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14115515M

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