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Energy for subsistence

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Energy consumption.,
    • Agriculture -- Energy consumption -- Developing countries.,
    • Bioenergetics.,
    • Subsistence economy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-124).

      StatementMargaret Haswell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.E5 H37x 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1793103M
      ISBN 100333384261, 033338427X
      LC Control Number89191488


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