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Title Encyclopedia of global industries [electronic resource]

Publ Info Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2011
Edition Fifth edition
 RWU E-Resource  Online HD2324 .E528 2011    LIMITED ACCESS
Descript 1 online resource (11, 1355 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Agriculture -- Chemicals -- Computer hardware and services -- Construction materials and services -- Electrical and electronic equipment -- Entertainment and recreation -- Finance, insurance, and real estate -- Foods, beverages, and tobacco -- Furniture -- Glass, plastics, and rubber products -- Industrial machinery and equipment -- Information media and telecommunications -- Medical equipment and services -- Metals manufacturing -- Mining -- Paper and allied products -- Petroleum products -- Professional services -- Retail and wholesale trade -- Textiles, apparel, and leather -- Transportation and defense equipment -- Transportation services -- Utilities and public services
Note Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research
LC subject Industries -- Encyclopedias
Add Author Gale Research Inc
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Alt Title Gale virtual reference library
ISBN 9781414486901 (electronic book)
1414486901 (electronic book)