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Rural economy and livelihoods insights from Bangladesh by Mahabub Hossain

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Published by A.H. Development Pub. House in Dhaka .
Written in English


  • Rural development -- Bangladesh,
  • Rural poor -- Bangladesh -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Rural population -- Bangladesh,
  • Rural unemployment -- Bangladesh,
  • Social service, Rural -- Bangladesh,
  • Bangladesh -- Economic policy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMahabub Hossain, Abdul Bayes.
ContributionsBayes, Abdul.
LC ClassificationsHN690.6.Z9A-.Z9ZC6 (H8)+
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 515 p. ;
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24125134M
ISBN 109789848810064
LC Control Number2010316683

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