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Published by Published for the Association of Asian Studies by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Indonesia,
  • Indonesia -- Economic conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [157]-170.

SeriesAssociation for Asian Studies. Monographs and papers -- 11, Monographs and papers (Association for Asian Studies) -- 11.
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13576656M
LC Control Number63020356
OCLC/WorldCa268542

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