Technology, culture, and competitiveness change and the world political economy

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  • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects.,
  • Competition, International.,
  • International economic relations.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Michael Talalay, Chris Farrands, and Roger Tooze.
ContributionsTalalay, Michael, 1947-, Farrands, Chris., Tooze, Roger.
LC ClassificationsHC79.T4 T4398 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL1003580M
ISBN 100415142547, 0415142555
LC Control Number96043248

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