Cultural determinants of Jewish immigrant entrepreneurship in the UK and USA, 1880-1914
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Published by University of Reading, Dept. of Economics in Reading, England .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jews -- Migrations.,
  • Jewish businesspeople -- Great Britain.,
  • Jewish businesspeople -- United States.,
  • Jews -- Great Britain.,
  • Jews -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Andrew Godley.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics / University of Reading, Dept. of Economics -- Vol VI (1993/94), no. 285, Discussion papers in economics (University of Reading. Dept. of Economics) -- v. 6, no. 285.
ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Dept. of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15137346M

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