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Britain 1984

Ronald Brech

Britain 1984

a report prepared for Unilever : an experiment in the economic history of the future

by Ronald Brech

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Published by Darton, Longman and Todd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRonald Brech.
ContributionsUnilever Limited.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,124p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18072882M

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