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The Role of markets in the world food economy

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply -- Government policy -- Congresses.,
  • Agriculture and state -- Congresses.,
  • Food prices -- Government policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by D. Gale Johnson and G. Edward Schuh.
    SeriesWestview special studies in agriculture science and policy
    ContributionsJohnson, D. Gale 1916-, Schuh, G. Edward 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9000.6 .R73 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 326 p. :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3164597M
    ISBN 100865316201
    LC Control Number83006518

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