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Consumer protection in Western Europe

Monique Duval

Consumer protection in Western Europe

a research report

by Monique Duval

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Published by SRI in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby the Long Range Planning Service, Stanford Research Institute, [by Monique Duval].
      SeriesReport ;, no. 525, Report (Stanford Research Institute. Long Range Planning Service) ;, no. 525.
      ContributionsStanford Research Institute. Long Range Planning Service.
      LC ClassificationsHC101 .S77 no. 525, HC240.9.C63 .S77 no. 525
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4955223M
      LC Control Number76383525

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