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Religious prohibitions against usury

  • Reed, Clyde G.
  • Bekar, Cliff T.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 40 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 347-368

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