Growth of American manufacturing areas

a comparative analysis with special emphasis on trends in the Pittsburgh district by Glenn Everett McLaughlin

Publisher: Bureau of Business Research, University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Other titlesAmerican manufacturing areas.
Statementby Glenn E. McLaughlin.
SeriesUniversity of Pittsburgh, Bureau of Business Research monographs ;, no. 7
LC ClassificationsHC103 .M33
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 358 p. :
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6369982M
LC Control Number38012935

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