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The natural history of money

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Money,
  • Money, Primitive,
  • Monnaie,
  • Monnaie primitive

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Davidson.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 05737, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 05737
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (17 fr.).
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23347015M
    ISBN 100665057377


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