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9 edition of Off the map found in the catalog.

Off the map

an expedition deep into empire and the global economy

by Chellis Glendinning

  • 303 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by New Society Publishers in Gabriola Island, BC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Competition, International -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Imperialism -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Radical economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-187).

    StatementChellis Glendinning.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1414 .G553 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3649253M
    ISBN 100865714630
    LC Control Number2002491004

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