Entrepreneurship and the spirit of America

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Published by Hillsdale College Press in Hillsdale, Mich .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Free enterprise,
  • Capitalism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Book details

SeriesChampions of freedom -- v. 33
ContributionsWilliams, Walter E. 1936-
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18208958M
ISBN 100916308022
LC Control Number2005938183
OCLC/WorldCa69242293

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