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Population fallacies by Jack Parsons

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Published by Elek in London .
Written in English


  • Population,
  • Economic development

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Edition Notes

StatementJack Parsons.
LC ClassificationsHB871 .P34 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4598116M
ISBN 100301740313, 0301740321
LC Control Number77360843

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