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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English


  • Free trade.,
  • Protectionism.,
  • Commercial policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by John Nieuwenhuysen.
SeriesCEDA study -- P.32.
ContributionsNieuwenhuysen, J. P., Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17642964M
ISBN 100195549627

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