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From silk to silicon

the story of globalization through ten extraordinary lives

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Published by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFrom silk to silicon : the story of globalization through 10 extraordinary lives
StatementJeffrey E. Garten.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF1365 .G37 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 444 p. :
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26281490M
ISBN 100062409972, 1445655896
ISBN 109780062409973, 9781445655895
LC Control Number2016440042
OCLC/WorldCa910983819

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