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Electric Power in American Manufacturing, 1889 to 1958 (Energy in the American Economy)

by Richard B. Duboff

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Published by Arno Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7477013M
ISBN 10040511978X
ISBN 109780405119781
OCLC/WorldCa5029192

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