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Egyptian agriculture adrift

John Waterbury

Egyptian agriculture adrift

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Published by American Universities Field Staff in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Egypt.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Egypt.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Waterbury.
      SeriesReports - American Universities Field Staff ; 1978, no. 47, Africa, Reports (American Universities Field Staff) ;, 1978, no. 47, Africa.
      ContributionsAmerican Universities Field Staff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2123.Z9 E38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4132747M
      LC Control Number80110212


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