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Asia Future Shock Business Crisis and Opportunity in the Coming Years by Michael Backman

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Development economics,
  • International business,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • ASIA,
  • International - General,
  • Business & Economics / International

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10193928M
ISBN 100230006779
ISBN 109780230006775

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