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early experiment in industrial organisation

Roll, Eric Roll Baron

early experiment in industrial organisation

being a history of the firm of Boulton & Watt 1775-1805

by Roll, Eric Roll Baron

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Published by Longmans, Green & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boulton and Watt (Firm).

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    StatementErich Roll ; with an introduction by J.G.Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18456731M


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