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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa

Subjects:

  • South Africa -- Economic conditions.,
  • South Africa -- Economic policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-293) and index.

StatementCharles H. Feinstein.
SeriesThe Ellen McArthur lectures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC905 .F45 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3424253M
ISBN 100521850916, 0521616417
ISBN 109780521850919, 9780521616416
LC Control Number2005047006

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