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The economics of human happiness

Brooks, Collin

The economics of human happiness

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Published by G. Routledge & sons, limited in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Economic history -- 1918-1945,
    • Economics.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Collin Brooks...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC256.3 .B75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 311 p.
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6300353M
      LC Control Number34001227
      OCLC/WorldCa1612722

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