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The death of capital

by Stephen E. Harris

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism,
  • Economics -- History,
  • Economic history -- 1971-1990

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen E. Harris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .H358 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 153 p. :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4539019M
    ISBN 100394402723
    LC Control Number77005302

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