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Social factors in economic growth with particular reference to underdeveloped countries =

Lyle W. Shannon

Social factors in economic growth with particular reference to underdeveloped countries =

Facteurs sociaux du de veloppement e conomique spe cialement dans les pays insuffisamment de veloppe s : a trend report and bibliography

by Lyle W. Shannon

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English


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Text in English and French.

Statementprepared for the International Sociological Association, with the support of the International Committee for Social Sciences Documentation [by Lyle W. Shannon].
SeriesCurrent sociology -- 6/3
ContributionsInternational Sociological Association., International Committee for Social Sciences Documentation.
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Open LibraryOL13825313M

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