On the nature of markets for the poor in urban locations
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Published by Bazaar Chintan, IDE India in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Bazaars (Markets) -- India -- Bombay,
  • Peddlers and peddling -- India -- Bombay

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Edition Notes

StatementSantanu Gupta.
SeriesWorking paper series on agriculture and the poor -- no. 24
ContributionsBazaar Chintan (Organization : New Delhi, India), International Development Enterprises (India)
LC ClassificationsHF5475.A-ZI.x2A-.x2ZB (H73)+
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22503710M
LC Control Number2008330592

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