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The economics of African development

Andrew M. Kamarck

The economics of African development

by Andrew M. Kamarck

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementby Andrew M. Kamarck. Foreword by Pierre Moussa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC502 .K3 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 352 p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5701332M
      LC Control Number70126778

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