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Published by Aldine Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Developing countries

Subjects:

  • Peasantry -- Congresses,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.
ContributionsAgricultural Development Council., East-West Center. Institute of Advanced Projects., Conference on Subsistence and Peasant Economics, University of Hawaii, 1965.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1417 .W47
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 481 p.
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5601551M
LC Control Number68008163

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