A theoretical approach to rural land-use patterns

by William C. Found

Publisher: Edward Arnold in London

Written in English
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  • Land use,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Mathematical models

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Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] William C. Found.
LC ClassificationsHD111 .F63
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 190 p.;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4860956M
ISBN 10071315599X
LC Control Number75875033

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