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Published by United Nations University Press, Zed Books in Tokyo, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic development -- Social aspects.,
  • Economic development -- Political aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSamir Amin.
SeriesThe United Nations University/Third World Forum studies in African political economy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD82
The Physical Object
Pagination244p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22583238M
ISBN 100862329302, 0862329310

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