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Debt-poverty as an impediment to social development an economic and political analysis by Moye Godwin Bongyu

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English


  • Debts, External -- Developing countries,
  • Poverty -- Developing countries,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions,
  • Developing countries -- Social conditions

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMoye Godwin Bongyu ; with a foreword by Tatah Mentan.
LC ClassificationsHJ8899 .B66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22552243M
ISBN 100773449515
ISBN 109780773449510
LC Control Number2008041774

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