Agricultural cooperatives in transition
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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English


  • Agriculture, Cooperative

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Csaba Csaki and Yoav Kislev.
ContributionsCsáki, Csaba., Kislev, Yoav, 1932-
LC ClassificationsHD1491.A3 A393 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 409 p. :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1407360M
ISBN 100813387590
LC Control Number93015758

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