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Community development

David J. A. Douglas

Community development

observations and lessons from experience

by David J. A. Douglas

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Published by University School of Rural Planning and Development, University of Guelph in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Case studies,
  • Rural development

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid J.A. Douglas
    SeriesRural reportings -- R.R. 93-1, Reportings (University of Guelph. University School of Rural Planning and Development) -- R.R. 93-1.
    ContributionsUniversity of Guelph. University School of Rural Planning and Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26573085M
    ISBN 100889553300

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