great leap, China by Joseph Peterson

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Published by B. I. Publications in Bombay .

Written in English

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  • China -- Economic conditions -- 1949-1976,
  • China -- Economic policy -- 1949-1976

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Statementby Joseph Peterson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC427.9 .P49
The Physical Object
Pagination387 p. :
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11033M
LC Control Numbersa 67001072
OCLC/WorldCa977504

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