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Name-dropping

John Kenneth Galbraith

Name-dropping

by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Published by Aurum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth, -- 1908- -- Friends and associates -- Anecdotes,
  • Politicians -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Politicians -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Kenneth Galbraith.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19001592M
    ISBN 101854106597


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