Tractorization in the United States and its relevance for the developing countries by Nicholas Peter Sargen

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Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Farm mechanization -- United States -- History.,
  • Diffusion of innovations -- United States -- History.,
  • Tractors.,
  • Farm mechanization -- Developing countries.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementNicholas Peter Sargen.
SeriesOutstanding dissertations in economics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1459 .S27 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4751877M
ISBN 100824041283
LC Control Number78075050

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