Overseas investment in the age of high imperialism the United Kingdom, 1850-1914 by Michael Edelstein

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .

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  • Investments, British -- History.

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StatementMichael Edelstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG4538 .E34 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 367 p. ;
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3481958M
ISBN 100231044380
LC Control Number82001329

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