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Local government and rural development in Sri Lanka

John Stuart Blackton

Local government and rural development in Sri Lanka

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Published by Rural Development Committee, Center for International Studies, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Rural development -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Local government -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Stuart Blackton.
      SeriesSpecial series on rural local government ;, no. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2065.8.Z8 B55 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3854875M
      LC Control Number81173983

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