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African agriculture

economic action and reaction in Sierra Leone

by John Levi

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Published by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux in Slough .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 409-428.

      Statementby John Levi with contributions by Michael Havinden, Omotunde E. G. Johnson and Gerald L. Karr.
      SeriesMiscellaneous publication - Commonwealth Bureau of Agricultural Economics ; no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2146.5 .L48 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[5], xviii, 428 p. :
      Number of Pages428
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4600198M
      ISBN 10085198374X
      LC Control Number77363088


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