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In celebration of the life and thought of E.F. Schumacher toward a familial economy, Hart House, Toronto, Ontario, October 1, 1977. by

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Published by Vanier Institute of the Family in Ottawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Schumacher, E. F. -- 1911-1977.,
  • Economists -- Canada -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 15.

SeriesWilder Penfield award lecture -- 1977
ContributionsVanier Institute of the Family
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB121S35 I6
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. --
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21692300M

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