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The Myth of the Great Depression by David Potts

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Published by Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • Economics - Microeconomics,
  • History / Australia & Oceania,
  • 1929,
  • 20th century,
  • Australia,
  • Depressions,
  • Economic conditions

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12295858M
ISBN 101920769846
ISBN 109781920769840

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