Landlessness and near-landlessness in developing countries
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Published by Rural Development Committee, Center for International Studies, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Land reform -- Developing countries.,
  • Agricultural laborers -- Developing countries.,
  • Rural poor -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMilton J. Esman.
SeriesSpecial series on landlessness and near-landlessness -- no. 1
ContributionsCornell University. Rural Development Committee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1333.5 .E86 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16555790M

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