Plantation youth and the economy of Sri Lanka.
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Published by Ceylon Workers Congress in Colombo .
Written in English



  • Sri Lanka


  • Youth -- Employment -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses.,
  • East Indians -- Sri Lanka -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCeylon Workers" Congress.
LC ClassificationsHD6276.C48 S45 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination24, 14, [9] p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4524470M
LC Control Number76900410

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