Selected articles on government ownership of railroads

by Edith M. Phelps

Publisher: The H.W. Wilson company in Minneapolis

Written in English
Published: Pages: 179 Downloads: 441
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  • Railroads and state
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [xxi]-xxxi.

    Statementcomp. by Edith M. Phelps.
    SeriesDebaters" handbook series
    LC ClassificationsHE1081 .P6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 179 p. incl. tables.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6548220M
    LC Control Number12025549

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