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1 edition of History of American agriculture 1776-1990. found in the catalog.

History of American agriculture 1776-1990.

History of American agriculture 1776-1990.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17676928M

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Economic Research Service. OCLC Number: Notes: Shipping list no.: P. The history of agriculture in the United States covers the period from the first English settlers to the present day.

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