cost of the world war to Germany and to Austria-Hungary

by Leo Grebler

Publisher: Yale University Press, Publisher: H. Milford, Oxford University Press, for the Carnegie endowment for international peace: Division of economics and history in New Haven, London

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- Germany,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- Austria

Edition Notes

Statementby Leo Grebler and Wilhelm Winkler
SeriesCarnegie endowment for international peace. Division of economics and history. Economic and social history of the world war
ContributionsWinkler, Wilhelm, 1884-1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17933766M

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