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The Trouble With America

Michel Crozier

The Trouble With America

Why the System Is Breaking Down

by Michel Crozier

  • 52 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Univ of California Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • USA,
  • Civilization,
  • National characteristics, Amer,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • 1945-,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709088M
    ISBN 100520057333
    ISBN 109780520057333
    OCLC/WorldCa234245978

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