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The great inflation and its aftermath

Robert J. Samuelson

The great inflation and its aftermath

the transformation of America"s economy, politics, and society

by Robert J. Samuelson

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inflation (Finance) -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic policy,
  • United States -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert J. Samuelson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG540 .S26 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20988783M
    ISBN 109780375505485
    LC Control Number2008023468

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