Corporate Power in America
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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


  • Business & Economics / General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRalph Nader (Editor), Mark J. Green (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9301152M
ISBN 10014004566X
ISBN 109780140045666

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