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Tradition and Dynamics in Small-Farm Agriculture

Economic Studies in Asia, Africa, and Latin America

by Robert D. Stevens

  • 91 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Iowa State Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture,
  • Developing countries,
  • Peasantry,
  • Addresses, essays, lectures

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8026627M
    ISBN 100813800552
    ISBN 109780813800554

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