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Merchants of peace

George L. Ridgeway

Merchants of peace

the history of the International Chamber of Commerce

by George L. Ridgeway

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Published by Little, Brown and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Chamber of Commerce -- History.,
  • International cooperation -- Societies, etc. -- History.,
  • Economic policy -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Commercial policy -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George L. Ridgeway.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF294 .R5 1959
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 291 p., [1] 1. of plates :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6269348M
    LC Control Number59005934
    OCLC/WorldCa9795818


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