The politics of world hunger
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The politics of world hunger grass-roots politics and world poverty by Simon, Paul

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Published by Harper"s Magazine Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Food supply,
  • Economic development,
  • Economic policy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Paul and Arthur Simon.
ContributionsSimon, Arthur R., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD9005 .S55
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 249 p.
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5291397M
ISBN 100061277762
LC Control Number72011589

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