How traditional is traditional agriculture? by Jay O"Brien

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Published by Economic and Social Research Council in Khartoum .

Written in English

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  • Sudan.

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  • Agriculture -- Sudan.,
  • Traditional farming -- Sudan.

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StatementBy Jay O"Brien.
SeriesBulletin - Economic and Social Research Council ; 62, Bulletin (Majlis al-Abḥāth al-Iqtiṣādīyah wa-al-Ijtimāʻīyah) ;, no. 62.
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LC ClassificationsS473.S77 O27
The Physical Object
Pagination26 leaves ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4398301M
LC Control Number78980149

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