The economies of large-scale production in British industry
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The economies of large-scale production in British industry an introductory study by Pratten, C. F.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain.

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  • Costs, Industrial -- Great Britain.

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Statementby C. Pratten and R.M. Dean in collaboration with A. Silberston.
SeriesOccasional paper (University of Cambridge. Dept. of Applied Economics), 3, Occasional papers (University of Cambridge. Dept. of Applied Economics) ;, 3.
ContributionsDean, R. M., joint author.
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LC ClassificationsHC260.C7 P7
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5936608M
LC Control Number65004199
OCLC/WorldCa350582

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