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Facts and factors in economic history

Facts and factors in economic history

articles by former students of Edwin Francis Gay.

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Published by Russell in New York .
Written in English

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  • Gay, Edwin F.

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    Originally published 1932.

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    Open LibraryOL14627079M

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Professor Edwin Francis Gay has devoted full twenty-five years of his life to the furtherance of the study of economic history at Harvard University. His labors have been characterized largely by his search, alone or with the collaboration of others, for greater light on the facts and factors in his chosen field.

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