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Sketch on the causes of the advance and decline of nations

with strictures on systems of finance, particularly applied to those of France and Great Britain.
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Finance -- Early works to 1800., Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- Early works to
GenreEarly works to 1800.
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Pagination[4], 209 ,[3] p. ;
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