African economic development

by William Adams Hance

Publisher: published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Pall Mall P. in London

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] William A. Hance.
ContributionsCouncil on Foreign Relations.
LC ClassificationsHC502 .H33 1967b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5718948M
LC Control Number70386699

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