History, historians and development policy a necessary dialogue by C. A. Bayly

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  • Social sciences and history,
  • Management,
  • Natural resources,
  • Public health,
  • Economic development,
  • Political science,
  • Policy sciences,
  • Historians,
  • Decision making,
  • History

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Statementedited by C.A. Bayly ... [et al.]
ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Brooks World Poverty Institute, World Bank. Development Research Group
LC ClassificationsD16.166 .H58 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25163160M
ISBN 100719085764
ISBN 109780719085765
LC Control Number2011276035

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