The Single European market and the information and communication technologies
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Published by Belhaven Press in London, New York .
Written in English



  • European Economic Community countries.


  • Information technology -- European Economic Community countries.,
  • Europe 1992.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [274]-286) and index.

Statementedited by Gareth Locksley.
SeriesStudies in the information economy
ContributionsLocksley, Gareth.
LC ClassificationsHC240.9.I55 S56 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1848991M
ISBN 101852931019
LC Control Number90000343

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