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Our Undeveloped World - L. [Laurence] Dudley Stamp

Faber & Faber, 1953, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little faded. Edges of the text block lightly tanned, 2" closed tear to the foot of the lower panel at the join with the spine. Tanning also to the blanks and pastedowns. Text complete, clean and tight.

From the cover: “At a time when the English-speaking world is becoming increasingly aware of its responsibilities in world leadership, this important and stimulating book on the under-developed lands reaches some surprising but significant conclusions. It is based on a series of six lectures delivered by Dr. Stamp to an American audience as Pattern Foundation Visiting Professor at Indiana University. He shows conclusively that the most important under-developed lands are not in the tropics and uninhabited latitudes as we might expect; the hope for land development lies in the middle latitudes, in the United States, the Soviet Union, Canada, Australia, and the Argentine — countries already powerful and populated. Again, Dr. Stamp shows in startling fashion that while the population of such densely inhabited countries as India and China is increasing, the rate of increase in the English-speaking white race is Jour times as rapid as in the population of the world as a whole.
Size: 9" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 186