The Rural South in Crisis Challenges for the Future (Rural Studies Series of the Rural Sociological Society) by Lionel Beaulieu

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  • Rural communities,
  • Work & labour,
  • Southern States,
  • Rural Planning,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Congresses,
  • Agriculture,
  • Rural conditions,
  • Rural development

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8024537M
ISBN 10081337569X
ISBN 109780813375694

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