Federal Reserve System, 1945-1949.
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Federal Reserve System, 1945-1949. by J. S. Fforde

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Currency question -- United States.,
  • Federal Reserve banks.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHG538 .F45
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6151332M
LC Control Number54003454

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