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price of wheat in early modern England

Marcus J. Chambers

price of wheat in early modern England

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Published by Essex University, Department of Economics in Colchester .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby M.J. Chambers and R.E. Bailey.
SeriesEconomics discussion paper series / Essex University, Department of Economics -- no.438, Economics discussion paper (Essex University, Department of Economics) -- no.438.
ContributionsBailey, Roy E.
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Open LibraryOL22317781M

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