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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


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Statementby E.E. Hagen.
SeriesMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for International Studies. Studies
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Open LibraryOL21251054M

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