Development and change in traditional agriculture: Focus on South Asia

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Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University , East Lansing, Mich
Agriculture -- Economic aspects --
Statement[by] T.W. Schultz [and others]
SeriesMichigan. State University, East Lansing. Asian Studies Center. Occasional paper, Asian Studies Center occasional paper
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
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Open LibraryOL16624614M

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