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Agriculture and economic instability

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Published by Gower in Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Produce trade -- Congresses.,
    • Business cycles -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Produce trade -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Margot Bellamy and Bruce Greenshields.
      SeriesI.A.A.E. occasional paper ;, no. 4
      ContributionsBellamy, Margot A., Greenshields, Bruce L., International Conference of Agricultural Economists (19th : 1985 : Málaga, Spain)
      LC ClassificationsHD1405 .A356 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 381 p. :
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2397556M
      ISBN 100566052261
      LC Control Number87027403

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