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American industry

Richard E. Caves

American industry

structure, conduct, performance

by Richard E. Caves

  • 37 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- United States.,
    • Industrial concentration -- United States.,
    • Restraint of trade -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Caves.
      SeriesFoundations of modern economics series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC106.5 .C34 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 124 p. :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2728746M
      ISBN 100130276650
      LC Control Number86022706

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        Publishers of books in all formats made almost $26 billion in revenue last year in the U.S., with print making up $ billion and e-books taking $ billion, according to the Association of Author: Lucy Handley.   The following three books will give you a thorough understanding of the automotive industry and some of the influential people in it: (1) Six Men Who Built The Modern Auto Industry (by Richard A. Johnson): Autobiographies of six auto industry pla.

      An American comic book is a thin periodical originating in the United States, on average 32 pages, containing comics. While the form originated in , American comic books first gained popularity after the publication of Action Comics, which included the debut of the superhero Superman. This was followed by a superhero boom that lasted until the end of World War II. Languages: American English.   The controversy centers around who gets to tell a story, and the people who get to make that decision in America’s book publishing industry. #globalnation 'American Dirt' .


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