World trade policies

the changing panorama, 1920-1953; a series of contemporary periodic surveys.
  • 546 Pages
  • 1.58 MB
  • English
University of California Press , Berkeley
Commerce -- History., Commercial po
StatementForeword by J. B. Condliffe.
LC ClassificationsHF499 .C45
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 546 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6137165M
LC Control Number53011236

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