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Distributive justice the right and wrong of our present distribution of wealth by John Augustine Ryan

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


  • Wealth.,
  • Economic history -- 1918-

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Edition Notes

Statementby John A. Ryan.
LC ClassificationsHB771 .R8 1919
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p.l., xiii-xviii, 442 p.
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18778958M

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