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The mineral foreign trade of the United States in the twentieth century

a study in mineral economics
  • 465 Pages
  • 3.43 MB
  • English
Arno Press , New York
Mineral industries -- United States -- History., United States -- Commerce -- His


United S

StatementBruce Carlton Netschert.
SeriesDissertations in American economic history
LC ClassificationsHD9506.U62 N4 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 465 p., [9] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4897352M
ISBN 100405099169
LC Control Number76039836

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