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Book review of The development of social overhead capital in India, 1950-60 by J. M. Healey

Rosen, George

Book review of The development of social overhead capital in India, 1950-60 by J. M. Healey

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Published by Rand Corp.] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Healey, J. M.,
  • India -- Economic policy.,
  • India -- Social policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Rosen.
    SeriesRand Corporation / P -- P-3351, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-3351.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18769005M

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