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Ruling the waves the political economy of international shipping by Alan W. Cafruny

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Merchant marine.,
  • Shipping.,
  • Shipping conferences.,
  • Maritime law.

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Edition Notes

StatementAlan W. Cafruny.
SeriesStudies in international political economy ;, 17
LC ClassificationsHE735 .C34 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2736444M
ISBN 100520059689
LC Control Number86030889

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