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Science and industry in the late eighteenth century

A. E. Musson

Science and industry in the late eighteenth century

by A. E. Musson

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Published by s.n. in [s.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesEconomic History Review. 2nd series, vol.13, no.2: 1960.
Statementby A.E. Musson and E. Robinson.
ContributionsRobinson, E., Economic History Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14523090M

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