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debate on economic and social security in the late eighteenth century

Rothschild Emma

debate on economic and social security in the late eighteenth century

lessons of a road not taken

by Rothschild Emma

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Published by UNRISD in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEmma Rothschild.
SeriesDiscussion paper /United Nations Research Institute for Social Development -- 64, Discussion paper (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) -- 64
ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17317117M

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