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The Development of Free Trade in the 1990s And the New Rhetoric of Protectionism

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English


  • Trade agreements & tariffs,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • International - General,
  • Free Enterprise,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Protectionism,
  • Government & Business,
  • Free trade,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8077883M
ISBN 100773459065
ISBN 109780773459069

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