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Published by Cambridge University Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Industries -- Great Britain,
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- Great Britain,
  • Industrial concentration -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[by] P. E. Hart, M. A. Utton and G. Walshe.
SeriesNational Institute of Economic and Social Research. Occasional papers ;, 26, Occasional papers (National Institute of Economic and Social Research) ;, 26.
ContributionsUtton, M. A. 1939- joint author., Walshe, Grahame, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC256.6 .H37
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5432272M
ISBN 100521202388
LC Control Number73079319

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