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Social dimensions of agricultural development. by Sachchidananda

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Published by National [Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Bihar (State),
  • Bihar, India (State)


  • Agricultural innovations -- India -- Bihar (State),
  • Agriculture -- Social aspects -- Bihar, India (State)

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [183]-189.

LC ClassificationsS494.5.I5 S25
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 197 p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5400922M
LC Control Number72904585

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