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The Jamaican railway -- a preliminary survey by John Fitzgerald Due

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana] .
Written in English


  • Railroads

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Due
SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1152, BEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1152.
ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25106093M

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