Agnelli Fiat and the network of Italian power by Alan Friedman

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Published by New American Library in New York .

Written in English

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  • Italy


  • Agnelli, Giovanni, 1921-,
  • Fiat (Firm) -- History.,
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Italy -- History.,
  • Industrialists -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Businesspeople -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Power (Social sciences)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAlan Friedman.
LC ClassificationsHD9710.I82 A663 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 367 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2215157M
ISBN 100453006906
LC Control Number89038281

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