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The railroad problem

a collection of papers on various aspects of the railroad problem and presenting many points of view and contending suggestions concerning its solution

by Academy of Political Science (U.S.)

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Published by The Academy of political science, Columbia university in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation act, 1920,
    • Railroads -- United States,
    • Railroads and state -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPolitical science quarterly.
      Statementreprinted from the publications of the Academy of political science in the city of New York; the Proceedings of the academy, vol. 8, no. 4, January, 1920; vol. 10, no. 1, July, 1922; the Political science quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3, September, 1921.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF2757 1922 .A65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 75, 75a-75b, 76-105, 105a-105b, 106-410, [1], 376-390 p.
      Number of Pages410
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6652435M
      LC Control Number23004039
      OCLC/WorldCa4406794

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