Islam and underdevelopment an old puzzle revisited by Timur Kuran

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Published by Economic Research Forum for the Arab Countries, Iran & Turkey in Cairo .

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StatementTimur Kuran
SeriesWorking paper series -- 9640
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LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2011/52057 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination28 leaves
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL24919594M
LC Control Number2011334385

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