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The invention of enterprise

The invention of enterprise

entrepreneurship from ancient Mesopotamia to modern times

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English

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  • Entrepreneurship -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David S. Landes, Joel Mokyr, and William J. Baumol.
    SeriesThe Kauffman Foundation series on innovation and entrepreneurship
    ContributionsLandes, David S., Mokyr, Joel., Baumol, William J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB701 .I58 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23688271M
    ISBN 109780691143705
    LC Control Number2009034315


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