Managing the response to industrial decline

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Published by British-North American Committee in (Washington, D.C.) .

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Statementby Joseph L. Bower.
SeriesOccasional paper -- no.2, Occasional paper (British-North American Committee) -- 2.
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Managing the response to industrial decline: an occasional paper / by Joseph L. Bower. Format Book Published [Washington, DC]: British-North American Committee: Available from National Planning Association, [] Description iv, 28 p.

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