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On the theory of social change

Everett E. Hagen

On the theory of social change

how economic growth begins

by Everett E. Hagen

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Published by Tavistock Publications in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: A Study from the Center for International Studies Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

StatementEverett E. Hagen.
ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for International Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 557p. ;
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18584700M

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