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The development of American agriculture

what it is and what it means

by E. Davenport

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Published by [s.n. in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture

  • Edition Notes

    Statementan address by E. Davenport
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26423166M
    OCLC/WorldCa32360707

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