Economic development in East Asia by E. Stuart Kirby

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Published by F.A. Praeger in New York .

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Statementby E. Stuart Kirby.
LC ClassificationsHC412 .K48
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Pagination253 p.
Number of Pages253
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Open LibraryOL5547827M
LC Control Number67026565

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