Hired labor in rural Asia
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Published by Institute of Developing Economies in Tokyo .
Written in English



  • Asia


  • Labor supply -- Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Rural development -- Asia -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by S. Hirashima.
ContributionsHirashima, Shigemochi., Ajia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan)
LC ClassificationsHD5811.85.A6 I57 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4489099M
LC Control Number79318598

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