Crisis and change in rural Europe agricultural development in thePortuguese mountains by Richard Black

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Bibliography: p183-203. - Includes index.

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StatementRichard Black.
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Paginationxii,208p. :
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL22162265M
ISBN 101856282724

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