Yugoslavia in the Age of Democracy Essays on Economic and Political Reform by George Macesich

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  • Macroeconomics,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,
  • Contemporary Politics - Europe,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Yugoslavia & former Yugoslavia,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • 1945-1980,
  • 1945-1992,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Economic policy,
  • Politics and government,
  • Yugoslavia

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Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL10289106M
ISBN 100275941752
ISBN 109780275941758

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