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Published by Polity in Cambridge, Malden, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Globalization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by David Held, Anthony G. McGrew.
SeriesGlobal transformations -- v. 4
ContributionsHeld, David., McGrew, Anthony G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ1318 .G67917 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18294449M
ISBN 100745632106, 0745632114
ISBN 109780745632100, 9780745632117
LC Control Number2007280418

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