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The future of population growth alternative paths to equilibrium. by TomasМЊ Frejka

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Population,
  • Demography,
  • Population forecasting

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPopulation Council.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB871 .F66
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 268 p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5410912M
ISBN 100471278750
LC Control Number73001607

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