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Coal, iron and war a study in industrialism, past, and future by Eckel, Edwin C.

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English


  • Industries -- History.,
  • Iron industry and trade.,
  • Coal.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edwin C. Eckel.
LC ClassificationsHD2321 .E3
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23289013M
LC Control Number20013789

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