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The Adaptation of traditional agriculture

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Published by Australian National University, Development Studies Centre in Canberra .
Written in English

  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Traditional farming

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 379-396.

      StatementE. K. Fisk, editor.
      SeriesMonograph - Development Studies Centre ; no. 11, Monograph (Australian National University. Development Studies Centre) ;, no. 11.
      ContributionsFisk, E. K.
      LC ClassificationsHD1417 .A3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 400 p. :
      Number of Pages400
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4489470M
      ISBN 100909150583
      LC Control Number79319011

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