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History of agriculture and the environment

History of agriculture and the environment

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Published by Published for the Agricultural History Society by the University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special symposium issue.

Statementedited by Douglas E. Bowers and Douglas Helms.
SeriesAgricultural history -- vol.66 (2)
ContributionsBowers, Douglas E., Helms, Douglas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20699538M

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