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West Virginia and the Captains of Industry

by John Alexander Williams

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by West Virginia University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Economics,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • Economic History,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Industries - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8414333M
    ISBN 100937058785
    ISBN 109780937058787
    OCLC/WorldCa52634221

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