Автор: Richard H. Clough,Glenn A. Sears,S. Keoki Sears,Ro
Название: Construction Contracting: A Practical Guide to Company Management
ISBN: 1118693213 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781118693216
Цена: 64280 T
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