4 edition of U.S. agriculture in a world context found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by D. Gale Johnson [and] John A. Schnittker.|
|Series||Praeger special studies in international economics and development|
|Contributions||Schnittker, John A., joint author., Atlantic Council of the United States.|
|LC Classifications||HD1765 1974 .J64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 260 p.|
|Number of Pages||260|
|LC Control Number||74006732|
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