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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Mediterranean region

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Mediterranean region -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Rural-urban migration -- Mediterranean region -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Agriculture and state -- Mediterranean region -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEmigration et agriculture dans le Bassin Mediterranéen.
StatementEd. C. A. O. van Nieuwenhuijze. Publication by the Mediterranean Social Sciences Research Council and the Institute of Social Studies.
SeriesPublications of the Institute of Social Studies. Paperback series, 8
ContributionsNieuwenhuijze, C. A. O. van 1920- ed., Mediterranean Social Sciences Research Council., Institute of Social Studies (Netherlands)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1920.M4 E44
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5303800M
LC Control Number72086184

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