Economy and society in the transformation of the world
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Published by United Nations University in association with St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



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Statementedited by Mike Gonzalez, Salustiano del Campo Urbano, Roberto Mesa.
ContributionsGonzalez, Mike., Campo Urbano, Salustiano del., Mesa, Roberto.
LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .E3195 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2866640M
ISBN 100312236824
LC Control Number84040080

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