Agricultural Origins In A Global Perspective (Essays on global and comparative history)

by John A. Mears

Publisher: Amer Historical Assn

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  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Agriculture,
  • Origin,
  • Globalization
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL8374823M
ISBN 100872291294
ISBN 109780872291294
OCLC/WorldCa51771235

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