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Family capitalism

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Published by F. Cass in London, England, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family-owned business enterprises -- Case studies.,
  • Capitalism -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBusiness history. V. 35, no. 4 (Supplement)
    Statementedited by Geoffrey Jones and Mary B. Rose.
    ContributionsJones, Geoffrey, 1952-, Rose, Mary B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD62.25 .F35 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1403528M
    ISBN 100714645532
    LC Control Number93011587


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