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Published by "Social Sciences Today" Editorial Board, USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow .

Written in English

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  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
  • Africa -- Economic policy.

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Book details

SeriesAfrican studies by Soviet scholars ;, no. 2
ContributionsAkademii͡a︡ nauk SSSR.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC800 .D485 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3093618M
LC Control Number82197047

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