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Published by Centre for Development Projects in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English


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Statementeditor: Ian McAllister.
ContributionsMcAllister, Ian, 1937-, Dalhousie University. Centre for International and Regional Development Projects
LC ClassificationsHC60 S58
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19048681M
ISBN 100770303684

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