The U.S. auto industry and the role of federal assistance
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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

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Includes index.

Statementeditor James R. Elliot
LC ClassificationsHD9710.U52 U177 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24468015M
ISBN 109781607413226
LC Control Number2010012881

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