Economic development and population control a fifty-year projection for Jamaica by B. Thomas Walsh

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Bibliography: p. 125-134.

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Statement[by] B. Thomas Walsh.
SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
LC ClassificationsHC157.J2 W35
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Paginationxiii, 134 p.
Number of Pages134
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Open LibraryOL4466681M
LC Control Number79139877

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