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The land is shrinking

Gayl D. Ness

The land is shrinking

population planning in Asia

by Gayl D. Ness

  • 30 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- Asia,
    • Asia -- Population policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGayl D. Ness and Hirofumi Ando.
      SeriesThe Johns Hopkins studies in development
      ContributionsAndō, Hirofumi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3633.A3 N47 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3186936M
      ISBN 100801829828
      LC Control Number83048048

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