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Ethnic conflict and development the case of Guyana by Ralph R. Premdas

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English



  • Guyana,
  • Guyana.


  • Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- Guyana.,
  • Ethnicity -- Economic aspects -- Guyana.,
  • Guyana -- Politics and government -- 1966-,
  • Guyana -- Economic conditions.,
  • Guyana -- Race relations -- Political aspects.,
  • Guyana -- Race relations -- Economic aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-205).

StatementRalph R. Premdas.
SeriesResearch in ethnic relations series
LC ClassificationsF2385 .P74 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL823283M
ISBN 101856289958
LC Control Number95078512

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