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Understanding Capitalism

Samuel Bowles

Understanding Capitalism

Competition, Command, and Change in the U.S. Economy

by Samuel Bowles

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Harpercollins College Div .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Economics (General),
  • Capitalism,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Free Enterprise,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Economics,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9247855M
    ISBN 100065006453
    ISBN 109780065006452

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