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economics of alcoholic drink and its moral and religious implications

R. F. Rattray

economics of alcoholic drink and its moral and religious implications

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Published by National Unitarian Temperance Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages.,
  • Alcoholic beverages -- Economic aspects.,
  • Alcoholic beverages -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby R.F. Rattray.
    SeriesPamphlet / National Unitarian Temperance Association -- no.20, Pamphlet (National Unitarian Temperance Association) -- no.20.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4]p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16022628M

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