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A Short History of Socialist Money

Gavin Peebles

A Short History of Socialist Money

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Published by Allen & Unwin, US distribution, Paul and Co. Pub. Consortium in Sydney, Boston, Concord, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Communist countries
    • Subjects:
    • Money -- Communist countries -- History.,
    • Monetary policy -- Communist countries -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGavin Peebles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG1495 .P44 1991
      The Physical Object
      FormatPaperback
      Paginationxiii, 170 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1307911M
      ISBN 10186373113X, 1863730710
      LC Control Number92176548

      A socialist country is a sovereign state in which everyone in society equally owns the factors of production. The peoples' ownership comes through a democratically elected government, through a cooperative, or through a public corporation in which every member of society owns shares.


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