3 edition of Lessons of the British war economy found in the catalog.
Lessons of the British war economy
Chester, Daniel Norman Sir.
1972 by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Reprint of the 1951 ed., which was issued as no. 10 of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research"s Economic and social studies series.
|Statement||edited by D. N. Chester.|
|Series||Economic and social studies ;, 10.|
|LC Classifications||HC256.4 .C5 1972|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 260 p.|
|Number of Pages||260|
|LC Control Number||70157956|
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