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The maverick and his machine

Thomas Watson, Sr. and the making of IBM

by Kevin Maney

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Published by J. Wiley & Sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKevin Maney.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9696.2.U62 W386 2003
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxxv, 485 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7616897M
ISBN 100471414638
LC Control Number2002014047
OCLC/WorldCa50549077

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