The defense transportation system competitor or complement to the private sector? by Clinton H. Whitehurst

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Transportation -- United States.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Transportation.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 165-171.

Book details

StatementClinton H. Whitehurst, Jr.
SeriesDomestic affairs study ; 48
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUC273 .W48
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4895207M
ISBN 100844732214
LC Control Number76028670
OCLC/WorldCa2576875

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