post-war economic development of Jamaica.

by Owen Jefferson

Publisher: Jamaica, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies in [Mona]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 302 Downloads: 643
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  • Jamaica -- Economic conditions.

Edition Notes

A revision of the author"s thesis, Oxford, 1964, with title: The economic development of Jamaica, 1950-61. Errata slip inserted. Bibliography: p. 287-297.

The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 302 p. maps, 1 fold. ;
Number of Pages302
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Open LibraryOL18940581M

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