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On the history and method of economics

Frank H. Knight

On the history and method of economics

selected essays

by Frank H. Knight

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- History,
  • Economics -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFrank H. Knight.
    SeriesPhoenix books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB75 K55 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 308 p. --
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17137443M

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