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The theory and future of the corporate economy and society

Robin Lapthorn Marris

The theory and future of the corporate economy and society

by Robin Lapthorn Marris

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co., sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, American Elsevier Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries -- Economic conditions,
  • Economic history -- 1945-,
  • Corporations,
  • Industrial concentration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRobin Marris.
    SeriesProfessor Dr. F. de Vries lectures ;, v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC59 .M265
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4737069M
    ISBN 10044485259X
    LC Control Number78027216

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