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Paradoxes of Modernization and Material Well-Being in the Netherlands during the Nineteenth Century

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  • Vincent Tassenaar

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  • J. W. Drukker & Vincent Tassenaar, 1997. "Paradoxes of Modernization and Material Well-Being in the Netherlands during the Nineteenth Century," NBER Chapters, in: Health and Welfare during Industrialization, pages 331-378, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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