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Technology and the economic development of the tropical African frontier

Thomas R. DeGregori

Technology and the economic development of the tropical African frontier

by Thomas R. DeGregori

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Published by Press of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [397]-485.

    Statement[by] Thomas R. De Gregori.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC505.T4 D4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 531 p.
    Number of Pages531
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23743443M
    ISBN 10829501428
    LC Control Number74084498

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Cleveland, Press of Case Western Reserve University, Technology and the Economic Development of the Tropical African Frontier, Cleveland: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, Available from University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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