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In celebration of the life and thought of E.F. Schumacher

In celebration of the life and thought of E.F. Schumacher

toward a familial economy, Hart House, Toronto, Ontario, October 1, 1977.

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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

  • 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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