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Cold war, world poverty, and land-grant colleges.

George Rollason Allen

Cold war, world poverty, and land-grant colleges.

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Published by Center for Agricultural and Economic Adjustment, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University of Science and Technology in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- United States.,
    • Agricultural colleges -- United States.,
    • Food supply.

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      SeriesCAEA report 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1761 .A63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5902597M
      LC Control Number63064556
      OCLC/WorldCa5300318

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