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Feeding the world

an economic history of world agriculture, 1800-2000

by Giovanni Federico

  • 223 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- History -- 19th century,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGiovanni Federico.
    SeriesThe Princeton economic history of the Western world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1411 .F43 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3309739M
    ISBN 10069112051X
    LC Control Number2004058634

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