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6 edition of A History of Economic Theory found in the catalog.

A History of Economic Theory

Classic Contributions, 1720-1980 (Softshell Books)

by JГјrg Niehans

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870125M
    ISBN 100801849764
    ISBN 109780801849763

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