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Understanding industrial development in Africa

Jesper Vorstrup Rasmussen

Understanding industrial development in Africa

another perspective on industrial development viewed in the light of recent industrial development in Europe

by Jesper Vorstrup Rasmussen

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Published by Centre for Development Research in [Denmark] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrialization -- Africa.,
    • Regional planning -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-25).

      StatementJesper Rasmussen.
      SeriesCRD project paper,, 90.6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.69 .C37 no. 90.6, HC800 .C37 no. 90.6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p. ;
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1628517M
      LC Control Number91176383

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