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Migration to the agricultural frontier and wealth accumulation, 1860-1870

  • Stewart, James I.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 43 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 547-577

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:43:y:2006:i:4:p:547-577
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