Tontine From the Reign of Louis XIV to the French Revolutionary Era by Robert M. Jennings

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Published by S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Educati .

Written in English

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  • Economic Conditions,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11441587M
ISBN 10091893012X
ISBN 109780918930125

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