Europe"s television in the 1990s growth, opportunities or regulation? by Robin Foster

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Published by Economist Intelligence Unit in London, New York, NY, USA .

Written in English

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Book details

Statementby Robin Foster and Stuart Holder.
SeriesSpecial report ;, no. 2041, Special report (Economist Intelligence Unit (Great Britain))
ContributionsHolder, Stuart., National Economic Research Associates.
LC ClassificationsHE8700.9.E8 F67 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1966066M
ISBN 10085058356X
LC Control Number90200148

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