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American capitalism

John Kenneth Galbraith

American capitalism

the concept of countervailing power

by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John Kenneth Galbraith.
The Physical Object
Pagination217p.,22cm
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18428857M

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