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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English


  • Value,
  • Capitalism,
  • Marxian economics,
  • Production (Economic theory),
  • International economic relations,
  • Globalization -- Economic aspects,
  • Financial crises -- History -- 21st century,
  • Economic history -- 21st century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Richard Westra, Alan Zuege.
ContributionsWestra, Richard, 1954-, Zuege, Alan, 1968-
LC ClassificationsHB201 .V347 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687923M
ISBN 101403900027
LC Control Number2003053641

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