Towards a peace economy in the United States

essays on military industry disarmament, and economic conversion

Publisher: Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Gregory A. Bischak ; introduction by Seymour Melman.
ContributionsBischak, Gregory A., 1950-
LC ClassificationsHC110.D4 T68 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1285689M
ISBN 100333542754
LC Control Number92144227

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