Modernization and stagnation Latin American agriculture into the 1990s

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  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Latin America.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Michael J. Twomey and Ann Helwege.
SeriesContributions in Latin American studies,, no. 1
ContributionsTwomey, Michael J., Helwege, Ann.
LC ClassificationsHD1790.5 .M63 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL2025276M
ISBN 100313274495
LC Control Number91000001

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