3 edition of Profit and the pursuit of energy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Jonathan David Aronson and Peter F. Cowhey.|
|Series||Westview special studies in international economics and business.|
|Contributions||Aronson, Jonathan David., Cowhey, Peter F., 1948-|
|LC Classifications||HD9502.A2 P763 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 237 p. :|
|Number of Pages||237|
|LC Control Number||82013424|
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