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economic and social implications of water-resource development in Manchester, 1568-1882.

John Hassan

economic and social implications of water-resource development in Manchester, 1568-1882.

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Published by Department of Economics, Manchester Polytechnic in Manchester .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion paper series -- no.10.
ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Economics and Economic History.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13701435M

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