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Understanding contemporary capitalism

Tatah Mentan

Understanding contemporary capitalism

a Marxist historical materialist interpretation

by Tatah Mentan

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Academica Press in Bethesda .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialism,
  • Capitalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTatah Mentan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .M583 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25087440M
    ISBN 109781936320370
    LC Control Number2011044195

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