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White-collar crime in modern England financial fraud and business morality, 1845-1929 by George Robb

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Commercial crimes -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Commercial crimes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Securities fraud -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Securities fraud -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-243) and index.

StatementGeorge Robb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6771.G8 R63 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1565089M
ISBN 10052141234X
LC Control Number91046847

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