4 edition of Agriculture and environmental change found in the catalog.
Agriculture and environmental change
Antoinette M. Mannion
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||S589.75 .M365 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 405 p. :|
|Number of Pages||405|
|LC Control Number||96106409|
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