Welcome to the poisoned chalice the destruction of Greece and the future of Europe by James K. Galbraith

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  • Economic policy,
  • Economic conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213).

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StatementJames K. Galbraith
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC295 .G35 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 213 pages
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27211949M
ISBN 100300220448
ISBN 109780300220445
LC Control Number2015955723
OCLC/WorldCa926820855

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