Capitalism and freedom: problems and prospects proceedings of a conference in honor of Milton Friedman.

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  • Capitalism -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Economic policy -- Congresses

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementEdited by Richard T. Selden.
ContributionsFriedman, Milton, 1912-, Selden, Richard T., ed.
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LC ClassificationsHB501 .C2424
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 331 p.
Number of Pages331
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Open LibraryOL5045249M
ISBN 100813905559
LC Control Number74005333

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