Population growth and economic development since 1750
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Population growth and economic development since 1750

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Published by Leicester University Press in [Leicester] .
Written in English


  • Population,
  • Economic history

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] H. J. Habakkuk
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16516443M
ISBN 100718511034

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