U.S. policy on science for development in Africa by Isebill V. Gruhn

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  • Science and state -- Africa,
  • Science and state -- United States,
  • Developing countries -- Science and state

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StatementIsebill V. Gruhn, Constance G. Anthony.
SeriesOccasional paper / African Studies Center, University of California -- no.19, Occasional paper (University of California, Los Angeles. African Studies Center) -- no. 19
ContributionsAnthony, Constance G.
LC ClassificationsQ127.A22, Q127A2 G7
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. --
Number of Pages51
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Open LibraryOL19317437M

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