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Published by Trinity Press in Burlington, Ont .
Written in English


  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • International relations,
  • Christian ethics,
  • Canada -- Economic policy,
  • Canada -- Social policy,
  • Developing countries

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Cranford Pratt and Roger Hutchinson.
ContributionsPratt, Cranford., Hutchinson, Roger, 1935-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23758749M

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