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World hunger and the world economy and other essays in development economics by Keith B. Griffin

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.


  • Hunger,
  • Debts, External -- Developing countries,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions,
  • Developing countries -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKeith Griffin.
LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .G749x 1987b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2154263M
ISBN 100333419936, 0333419944
LC Control Number88672462

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