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Fighting for the farm

Fighting for the farm

rural America transformed

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- North America,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Canada,
  • Agriculture and state -- United States,
  • Agriculture and state -- Canada,
  • Agricultural credit -- United States,
  • Agricultural credit -- Canada,
  • Farms, Small -- United States,
  • Farms, Small -- Canada,
  • Agricultural innovations -- Environmental aspects,
  • United States -- Rural conditions,
  • Canada -- Rural conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-324) and index.

    Statementedited by Jane Adams.
    ContributionsAdams, Jane
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1750 .F54 2003, HD1750 .F54 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18182276M
    ISBN 100812236955, 0812218302
    LC Control Number2002029145

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