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Small is beautiful

a study of economics as if people mattered

by E. F. Schumacher

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Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementE. F. Schumacher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB171 .S384, HB171 S384
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21017404M
    ISBN 100061317780, 0061361224


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