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Regional Advantage

Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128, With a New Preface by the Author

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PAPERBACK

$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674753402

Publication Date: 03/01/1996

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240 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 graphs, 2 maps, 5 tables

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  • Preface to the Paperback Edition [August 1995]
  • Prologue
  • Introduction: Local Industrial Systems
  • 1. Genesis: Universities, Military Spending, and Entrepreneurs
  • 2. Silicon Valley: Competition and Community
  • 3. Route 128: Independence and Hierarchy
  • 4. Betting on a Product
  • 5. Running with Technology
  • 6. Inside Out: Blurring Firms’ Boundaries
  • Conclusion: Protean Places
  • Notes
  • Historical Data
  • Definitions and Data Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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