Aspects of economic development in South Asia.

With a supplement on development problems in Ceylon by Robert I Crane

Publisher: International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations in [New York]

Written in English
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  • India -- Economic conditions -- 1947-,
  • Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions

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Bibliography: p. 111-112

Statementby Burton Stein
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 137 p.
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14721855M
LC Control Number54009379

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