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Charismatic capitalism

direct selling organizations in America

by Nicole Woolsey Biggart

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Direct selling -- United States,
    • Sales personnel -- United States,
    • Commercial agents -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNicole Woolsey Biggart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5438.25 .B52 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 223 p. :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2043029M
      ISBN 100226047857, 0226047865
      LC Control Number88019833

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