Migration, regional and urban growth, and development in Brazil a selective analysis of the historical record, 1872-1970 by Douglas H. Graham

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  • Migration, Internal -- Brazil -- History.,
  • Brazil -- Economic conditions.

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Statement[by] Douglas H. Graham [and] Sergio Buarque de Hollanda Filho.
ContributionsHolanda Filho, Sergio Buarque de, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHB2023 .G7
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LC Control Number73163915

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