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Encyclopedia of global industries

Author: Amanda C Quick
Publisher: Detroit : Gale, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The fully updated third edition of Encyclopedia of Global Industries chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high-profile industries. The Encyclopedia includes comprehensive, international coverage organized by industry, providing a unique blend of overview and outlook. The work consists of approximately 125 detailed profiles of major global industries and sectors,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda C Quick
ISBN: 0787649058 9780787649050
OCLC Number: 51439801
Description: xxii, 1261 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Amanda C. Quick, editor.

Abstract:

The fully updated third edition of Encyclopedia of Global Industries chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high-profile industries. The Encyclopedia includes comprehensive, international coverage organized by industry, providing a unique blend of overview and outlook. The work consists of approximately 125 detailed profiles of major global industries and sectors, including aircraft, biotechnology, computers, hospitality, Internet services, medical equipment and services, mining, pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, semiconductors, software and telecommunications. Typical industry entries cover size and economic/social impact; organization and structure; history and development; major countries and companies, including rankings; size and nature of the work force; and a bibliography of further reading sources.

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