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Some historical trends in contemporary economics with particular regard to interest rates.

H. G. Rowebottom

Some historical trends in contemporary economics with particular regard to interest rates.

by H. G. Rowebottom

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1946.

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