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Rising Tide, Ebbing Fortune: Technology and Change

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Rising Tide, Ebbing Fortune: Technology and Change
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Publisher: Chrystobel Engineering
ISBN/ASIN: 064628746X
ISBN-13: 9780646287461

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In this book, we examine the basic threads that form a complex mesh in which business and industry, in the developed world, must function. The basic threads are historical, political and technological but there are numerous other threads.

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