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Thorstein Veblen

Richard Victor Teggart

Thorstein Veblen

a chapter in American economic thought

by Richard Victor Teggart

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veblen, Thorstein, -- 1857-1929

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican economic thought
    SeriesUniversity of California publications in economics -- v. 11, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14815058M

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