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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Appropriate technology.,
  • Technology -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPradip K. Ghosh, editor, Denton E. Morrison, associate editor ; foreword by Gamani Corea.
SeriesInternational development resource books,, no. 14
ContributionsGhosh, Pradip K., 1947-, Morrison, Denton E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT49.5 .A655 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 494 p. :
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3183921M
ISBN 100313241503
LC Control Number83026682

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