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Programmed Capitalism

A Computer-Mediated Global Society

by Maurice Estabrooks

  • 319 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & Legal Aspects of Computing,
  • General,
  • Computers And Society,
  • Financial Economics (General),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Social aspects,
  • Capitalism,
  • Computers and civilization,
  • Technological innovations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8377219M
    ISBN 100873324803
    ISBN 109780873324809

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