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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Antitrust law -- United States,
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHoward Useem, Economic Analyst
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1976-78, reel 1, fr. 0911
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15449426M

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