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Published by Harlan Davidson in Arlington Heights, Ill .
Written in English

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  • Economics

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Edition Notes

StatementAdam Smith ; edited by George J. Stigler.
SeriesCrofts classics
ContributionsStigler, George Joseph, 1911-, Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB161 .S6522 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2729913M
ISBN 100882950932
LC Control Number86023951

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