food crisis and the Third World by Miguel Teubal

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Published by Instituto Latinoamericano de Estudios Transnacionales in México (Apartado 85-025, México 20, D.F.) .

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  • Developing countries.


  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.,
  • Food supply -- Developing countries.,
  • Food relief -- Developing countries.

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StatementMiguel Teubal.
LC ClassificationsHD1417 .T48
The Physical Object
Pagination41 leaves ;
Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL3808710M
LC Control Number81115119

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