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An empire of wealth the epic history of American economic power by John Steele Gordon

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • United States -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-441) and index.

StatementJohn Steele Gordon.
LC ClassificationsHC103 .G673 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 460 p. ;
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3322080M
ISBN 100060093625
LC Control Number2004275639

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