From the collapse of the Cold War to the rise of the hot high tech wars a business reference for the "new economy" by William B. Z. Vukson

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Published by G-7 Books in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Economic history -- 1990-,
  • International finance.

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Includes index.

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StatementWilliam B.Z. Vukson.
SeriesThe globalization revolution
LC ClassificationsHC59.15 .V85 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3653568M
ISBN 101894611020
LC Control Number2002503573

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