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Published by Covici, Friede in New York .
Written in English


  • Middle class,
  • Economic history -- 1918-,
  • Collectivism,
  • Socialism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lewis Corey.
LC ClassificationsHC106.3 .C738
The Physical Object
Pagination379 p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14111030M
LC Control Number35033155

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