Communist China"s population problem in the 1980s
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Communist China"s population problem in the 1980s

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English


  • Population forecasting -- China.,
  • China -- Population.,
  • China -- Economic conditions -- 1949-1976.

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Edition Notes

StatementK. C. Yeh and Carolyn Lee.
ContributionsLee, Carolyn L., 1940- joint author., Rand Corporation.
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22394858M

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