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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Middle East.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Middle East.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Adel Salman.
ContributionsSalman, Adel., Professors World Peace Academy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS470.M628 A47 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 417 p. :
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2226720M
ISBN 100943852803
LC Control Number89072105

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