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The economic theory of developing countries" rise explaining the myth of rapid economic growth in China by Yangsheng Zhong

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English


  • Economic development,
  • Economic conditions

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Edition Notes

StatementYangsheng Zhong ; translated by Xiaohui Wang and Guangmin He
LC ClassificationsHC427.95 .Z453413 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25193971M
ISBN 100761850783, 0761850791
ISBN 109780761850786, 9780761850793
LC Control Number2010920187

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