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The Crash of 1929 by Nathan Aaseng

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Stock Market Crash, 1929 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Stock Market Crash, 1929.,
  • Depressions -- 1929.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-101) and index.

Statementby Nathan Aaseng.
SeriesWorld history series
LC ClassificationsHB3717 1929 .A2 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6777698M
ISBN 101560068043
LC Control Number00012613

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