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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Shipbuilding -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

SeriesPublications of the Dept. of Social and Economic Research, University of Glasgow. Social and economic studies,, 6
LC ClassificationsVM57 .P3
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5792776M
LC Control Number60003834

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