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Development and underdevelopment a profile of the Third World by J. P. Cole

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Economic development -- Case studies.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Cole.
SeriesRoutledge introductions to development
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15312915M
ISBN 100415059208
LC Control Number86023758

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