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Urban poverty and economic development

Bruce Herrick

Urban poverty and economic development

a case study of Costa Rica

by Bruce Herrick

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- Costa Rica.,
  • Urbanization -- Costa Rica.,
  • Costa Rica -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Bruce Herrick and Barclay Hudson.
    ContributionsHudson, Barclay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC143.Z9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 188p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22251699M
    ISBN 100312834594


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