The end of insularity essays in comparative business history

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Other titlesBusiness history.
Statementedited by R.P.T. Davenport-Hines and Geoffrey Jones.
ContributionsDavenport-Hines, R. P. T. 1953-, Jones, Geoffrey, 1952-
The Physical Object
Pagination134p. ;
Number of Pages134
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Open LibraryOL22641739M
ISBN 100714633526

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