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Culture and technological transformation in the south

transfer or local innovation?

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Published by Samfundslitteratur in Frederiksberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Developing countries.,
  • Technology -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index.

    Statementedited by John Kuada.
    ContributionsKuada, John E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT173.8 .C85 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19656864M
    ISBN 108759309687

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