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gnomes of Tokyo

Jim Powell

gnomes of Tokyo

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Published by American Management Association in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • United States,
  • Japan.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Financial institutions -- Japan.,
    • Capitalists and financiers -- Japan.,
    • Investments, Japanese -- United States.,
    • Japan -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJim Powell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG187.J3 P68 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2188513M
      ISBN 100814477267
      LC Control Number89006730


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