Social groups and religious values as factors in economic development
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Published by Program of Development Studies, William Marsh Rice University in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

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Statementby Robert Cartier.
SeriesPaper / Program of Development Studies, William Marsh Rice University ;, no. 62, Paper (Rice University. Program of Development Studies) ;, no. 62.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/8769
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 26 p.
Number of Pages26
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Open LibraryOL1469006M
LC Control Number93130508

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