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Published in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Economic history -- 1918-1945,
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Statementby Wladimir Woytinsky.
SeriesInternational Labour Office. Studies and reports, Series C (Employment and unemployment) -- no. 21, Studies and reports -- no. 21.
ContributionsInternational Labour Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13540735M
LC Control Number37000107

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