Studies in war economics

a selection of articles reprinted from the Bulletin of the Institute of Statistics and other periodicals.
  • 410 Pages
  • 0.12 MB
  • English
B. Blackwell , Oxford
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The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 410 p.
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Open LibraryOL5626339M
LC Control Number68046136

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At the end of World War II, Anna needs a new winter coat, but her mother has no money. They use valuable possessions to barter for the goods and services needed to produce the coat.

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