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Government in a declining economy

Michael W. Bell

Government in a declining economy

Zambia since independence

by Michael W. Bell

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Published by University of Aston Management Centre in Birmingham [West Highlands, England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia
    • Subjects:
    • Zambia -- Politics and government -- 1964-1991.,
    • Zambia -- Economic conditions -- 1964-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael W. Bell.
      SeriesWorking paper series ;, no. 232, Working paper series (University of Aston in Birmingham. Management Centre) ;, no. 232.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ2824 .B45 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29, 8 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2958792M
      LC Control Number84202263

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