British economic performance, 1945-1975 by B. W. E. Alford

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-117) and index.

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Statementprepared for the Economic History Society by B.W.E. Alford.
SeriesNew studies in economic and social history
ContributionsEconomic History Society.
LC ClassificationsHC256.5 .A735 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL786591M
ISBN 10052155263X, 0521557909
LC Control Number95018849

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