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A world history of rubber

Stephen L. Harp

A world history of rubber

empire, industry, and the everyday

by Stephen L. Harp

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Labor and globalization,
  • Globalization,
  • Rubber industry and trade,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen L. Harp
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9161.A2 H37 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 162 pages
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202767M
    ISBN 101118934237, 1118934229
    ISBN 109781118934234, 9781118934227
    LC Control Number2015021086
    OCLC/WorldCa910538302


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