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Business enterprise in modern Britain from the eighteenth to the twentieth century

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Business enterprises -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Commerce -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Maurice W. Kirby and Mary B. Rose.
SeriesComparative and international business series. Modern histories, Comparative and international business.
ContributionsKirby, M. W., Rose, Mary B.
LC ClassificationsHF3504 .B87 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 378 p. ;
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1080943M
ISBN 100415075742, 0415115590
LC Control Number94004462

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