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The company of strangers

Paul Seabright

The company of strangers

a natural history of economic life

by Paul Seabright

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social capital (Sociology),
  • Economics -- Sociological aspects,
  • Sociobiology,
  • Strangers,
  • Trust

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Seabright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM708 .S43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945433M
    ISBN 109780691146461
    LC Control Number2009049522

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