Dynamics of the Third World: political and social change. by David E. Schmitt

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  • Developing countries


  • Developing countries -- Politics and government.,
  • Developing countries -- Social conditions.

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Bibliography: p. 31-32.

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StatementEdited by David E. Schmitt.
LC ClassificationsJF60 .S33
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 324 p.
Number of Pages324
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Open LibraryOL5427575M
ISBN 100876261977, 0876261969
LC Control Number73022405

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