Technology policy for small developing countries by David J. C. Forsyth

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StatementDavid J.C. Forsyth.
ContributionsWorld Employment Programme.
LC ClassificationsT49.5 .F67 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
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Open LibraryOL1871963M
ISBN 100312046634
LC Control Number90031551

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