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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die Hardcover – June 13, 2013

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  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition (June 13, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1594205450
  • ISBN-13: 978-1594205453
  • Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 207 customer reviews
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