|Other titles||History of US agriculture and its relevance to today, History of United States agriculture and its relevance to today|
|Statement||Hiram M. Drache.|
|LC Classifications||S441 .D723 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 494 p. :|
|Number of Pages||494|
|LC Control Number||95076604|
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