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The Fall of the Bell System

A Study in Prices and Politics

by Peter Temin

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Media, information & communication industries,
  • Telephone companies,
  • Economic History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Telephone,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Telecommunications,
  • Business & Economics / Economic History,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Technology-Telecommunications,
  • American Telephone and Telegraph Company,
  • United States,
  • American Telephone and Telegra,
  • Reorganization

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7739094M
    ISBN 100521389291
    ISBN 109780521389297

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