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Foundations of Gandhian economics by Amritananda Das

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.,
  • Economic development.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAmritananda Das.
LC ClassificationsHB126.I43 G39 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4413402M
ISBN 100312300050
LC Control Number79017126

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