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The rise and fall of the U.K. motor industry 1948-85

Gail C. Mulvey

The rise and fall of the U.K. motor industry 1948-85

by Gail C. Mulvey

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Published by University of the West of England, Faculty of Economics and Social Science in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGail C. Mulvey.
SeriesWorking Papers in Economics -- No.9, Working Papers in Economics (University of the West ofEngland) -- no.9.
ContributionsUniversity of the West of England. Faculty of Economics and Social Science.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23131494M

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