2 edition of Some historical trends in contemporary economics with particular regard to interest rates. found in the catalog.
Some historical trends in contemporary economics with particular regard to interest rates.
H. G. Rowebottom
Written in English
Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1946.
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