Migration and change in rural Zambia

by Hans G. B. Hedlund

Publisher: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies in Uppsala

Written in English
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Bibliography: p. [99]-107.

StatementHans Hedlund, Mats Lundahl.
SeriesResearch report,, no. 70, Research report (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) ;, no. 70.
ContributionsLundahl, Mats, 1946-
LC ClassificationsDT1 .N64 no. 70, HB1955 .N64 no. 70
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p. :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2807414M
ISBN 109171062203
LC Control Number83239762

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hedlund, Hans G.B. Migration and change in rural Zambia. Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, Migration and Change in Rural Zambia Author: Hans Hedlund, Mats Lundahl Keywords: Agriculture, Economic Migration, Migration Controls, Research Papers & Working Papers, Resettlement, Rural Areas, Urbanization, Urban Population, Zambia Created Date: 6/28/ AM.

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