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Nashville in Africa: Intellectual Property Law, Creative Industries, and Development

Engage Volume 10, Issue 3, November 2009

November 16, 2009

Mark F. Schultz, Alec van Gelder

Nashville, Tennessee, was once a struggling city in one of the poorest regions of the United States. Early 20th century policymakers pinned the city’s economic hopes on industrial development founded on access to raw materials and large, government-funded public works projects. These hopes were never fully realized, but Nashville found success another way—through its creative industries...

Nashville in Africa: Intellectual Property Law, Creative Industries, and Development  


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