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Passage to a human world

the dynamics of creating global wealth

by Max Singer

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick (U.S.A.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history -- 1971-1990.,
  • Economic forecasting.,
  • Natural resources.,
  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMax Singer ; with a foreword by Irving Kristol.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC59 .S5375 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2051735M
    ISBN 100887382592
    LC Control Number88029460

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