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The origins of American capitalism

collected essays

by James A. Henretta

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- United States -- History,
    • Capitalism -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-296) and index.

      StatementJames A. Henretta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC104 .H46 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 312 p. ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1537955M
      ISBN 101555531091
      LC Control Number91016315


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