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Published by University of Florida Press in Gainesville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Brazil

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Brazil -- Case studies,
  • Brazil -- Economic conditions -- Case studies,
  • Brazil -- Social conditions -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 263-266.

Statement[by] Maxine L. Margolis.
SeriesLatin American monographs, 2d ser., no. 11, Latin American monographs (Gainesville, Fla.) ;, 2nd ser., 11.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC187 .M2856
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 275 p.
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5415866M
ISBN 100813003806
LC Control Number73007730

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