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Corporate power in an African state

Richard L. Sklar

Corporate power in an African state

the political impact of multinational mining companies in Zambia

by Richard L. Sklar

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia,
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Mineral industries -- Zambia,
    • International business enterprises -- Zambia,
    • Zambia -- Politics and government -- 1964-1991,
    • Zambia -- Economic conditions -- 1964-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard L. Sklar.
      SeriesPerspectives on southern Africa ;, 16
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9506.Z32 S54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5071874M
      ISBN 100520028147
      LC Control Number74081440

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