Agriculture in the Third World a spatial analysis by W. B. Morgan

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Developing countries.,
  • Agricultural geography.

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Book details

StatementW. B. Morgan.
SeriesWestview advanced economic geography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1417 .M68 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4554375M
ISBN 100891588205
LC Control Number77024064

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