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Progress and poverty an inquiry into the cause of industrial depressions and of increase of want with increase of wealth, the remedy. by Henry George

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Published by Doubleday, Page in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 568 p.
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17774610M

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