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The spirit of capitalism? Ethnicity, religion, and self-employment in early 20th century Canada

  • Minns, Chris
  • Rizov, Marian

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

Volume (Year): 42 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 259-281

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