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Wealth & poverty

by George F. Gilder

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by ICS Press, Distributed to the trade by National Book Network in San Francisco, Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Capitalism.,
    • Wealth.,
    • Poverty.,
    • Supply-side economics.,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-313) and index.

      Other titlesWealth and poverty.
      StatementGeorge Gilder.
      SeriesICS series in self-governance
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB501 .G46 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 327 p. ;
      Number of Pages327
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1401810M
      ISBN 101558152407
      LC Control Number93009717

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