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The economic rise of early America

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Commerce -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Commerce,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Commerce

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementGary M. Walton, James F. Shepherd.
      ContributionsShepherd, James F., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3025 .W34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 226 p. :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4725760M
      ISBN 100521222826
      LC Control Number78013438


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