|Statement||edited with an introduction by James Ford...|
|Series||Selections and documents in economics|
|LC Classifications||HM66 .F6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 1027 p.|
|Number of Pages||1027|
|LC Control Number||23017507|
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