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Capitalism without capitalists

Eric W. Kierans

Capitalism without capitalists

the economic implications of depreciation allowances.

by Eric W. Kierans

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Published by Woodsworth Memorial Foundation in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Depreciation,
  • Capital -- Canada,
  • Depreciation allowances -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title. First published in the November 1960 issue of the Canadian chartered accountant.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21473319M

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      This is socialism as a root-and-branch challenge to capitalism, the market and the very idea of private ownership. New technology has given . Desan, Christine. Making Money: Coin, Currency and the Coming of Capitalism. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xxi + $ cloth; $ paper.

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