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History of U.S. agriculture and its relevance to today by Hiram M. Drache

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Published by Interstate Publishers in Danville, Ill .
Written in English



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  • Agriculture -- United States -- History.

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Other titlesHistory of US agriculture and its relevance to today, History of United States agriculture and its relevance to today
StatementHiram M. Drache.
LC ClassificationsS441 .D723 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 494 p. :
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL822153M
ISBN 100813430720
LC Control Number95076604

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