Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World
This is a revised edition of a seminal work on the nature of underdevelopment. It includes a new foreword and appendixes on the significance of plantations to Third World economies and the contribution that George Beckford made to Caribbean economic thought.
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