U.S. shipbuilding in the 1970"s With the assistance of Nancy Watkins. by William F. Beazer

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .

Written in English

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StatementWilliam F. Beazer, William A. Cox [and] Curtis A. Harvey.
SeriesStudies in business, technology, and economics
ContributionsCox, William A.,, Harvey, Curtis A.
LC ClassificationsVM23 B48
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Number of Pages180
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