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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics.,
  • Science.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMargaret Schabas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB74.S35 S33 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3399961M
ISBN 100226735699
LC Control Number2005014061

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