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The social context of economic behavior.

William Thomas Tucker

The social context of economic behavior.

by William Thomas Tucker

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.,
  • Economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 157-159.

    SeriesModern management series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM35 .T8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 163 p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5911135M
    LC Control Number64012733
    OCLC/WorldCa1336538

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