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Economics and religion

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Religious aspects.,
  • Religion -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul Oslington.
    ContributionsOslington, Paul.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (1040 p.)
    Number of Pages1040
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18479380M
    ISBN 10184064849X


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