Theory of the capitalist economy towards a post-classical synthesis by Bill Gerrard

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford, OX, UK, New York, NY, USA .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [184]-187) and index.

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StatementBill Gerrard.
LC ClassificationsHB501 .G424 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
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Open LibraryOL2053932M
ISBN 100631162410
LC Control Number88031895

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