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No ordinary woman : the life of Edith Penrose

Author: Angela Penrose
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of one of the most under-rated economists of the 20th century, whose own remarkable and eventful life paralleled key events of the twentieth century. Edith Penrose's work is now the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Edith Tilton Penrose; Edith Tilton Penrose
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Penrose
ISBN: 9780198753940 0198753942
OCLC Number: 1011147096
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1: California2: 'What is there for me to do?'3: The ILO: An Introduction to Internationalism4: Invitation to Grosvenor Square5: Eisenhower Platz6: Back to the USA7: The Lattimore Case8: Australia9: Iraq10: The Theory of The Growth of the Firm11: The School of Oriental and African Studies12: Oil: An Industry in Trouble13: Fontainebleau 1977 - 198414: An Academic Indian Summer
Responsibility: Angela Penrose.

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