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Strategies for African development

a study for the Committee on African Development Strategies
  • 603 Pages
  • 2.89 MB
  • English

University of California Press , Berkeley
Africa -- Economic p



Statementedited by Robert J. Berg, Jennifer Seymour Whitaker ; sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and the Overseas Development Council.
ContributionsBerg, Robert J., Whitaker, Jennifer Seymour, 1938-, Committee on African Development Strategies (U.S.), Council on Foreign Relations., Overseas Development Council.
LC ClassificationsHC800 .S76 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 603 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2541958M
ISBN 100520057848, 0520057821
LC Control Number85023304

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