Transport development in southern China

Publisher: World Bank in Washington, D.C

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  • Guangdong Sheng (China),
  • China,
  • Guangdong Sheng
  • Subjects:

    • Transportation -- China -- Guangdong Sheng -- Forecasting.,
    • Guangdong Sheng (China) -- Economic conditions.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementClell G. Harral, editor ; Peter Cook and Edward Holland, principal contributors.
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers ;, 151
      ContributionsHarral, Clell G., Cook, Peter, 1942-, Holland, Edward, 1917-
      LC ClassificationsHE278.Z7 K948 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1701982M
      ISBN 100821320505
      LC Control Number92002872

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