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Resistance to Modernization in Africa

Journey among Peasants and Nomads

by Giordano Sivini

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aid & relief programmes,
  • Development economics,
  • Development studies,
  • Political Science,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology, Rural,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Africa,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Economic assistance,
  • Poverty

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoan Hall (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055823M
    ISBN 100765803615
    ISBN 109780765803610

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