The economy of Africa
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Published by Kalinga Publications in Delhi .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHarjinder Singh.
LC ClassificationsHC800 .H376 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1373791M
ISBN 108185163286
LC Control Number92905314

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