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Socialist ownership and political systems by WЕ‚odzimierz Brus

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English



  • Europe, Eastern


  • Marxian economics.,
  • Socialization.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Economic policy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWłodzimierz Brus ; translated by R. A. Clarke.
LC ClassificationsHB97.5 .B7413
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5257249M
ISBN 100710082479
LC Control Number75330655

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