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Moral capitalism and the essential economy

as managed by the workable market

by Walter C. Wagner

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Published by Wagner Book in Stockton, Calif .
Written in English

  • Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Economics.,
  • Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-248) and indexes (p. 251-259).

    StatementWalter C. Wagner ; foreword by William C. Frederick.
    ContributionsFrederick, William Crittenden, 1925-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23107130M
    ISBN 10097768346X
    ISBN 109780977683468

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