Agrarian change and the new technology in India by Biplab Dasgupta

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Published by United Nations Research Institute for Social Development in Geneva .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- India.,
  • Agriculture and state -- India.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 383-405.

Book details

StatementBiplab Dasgupta.
SeriesUNRISD studies on the "green revolution" ;, no. 16, Report - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development ;, no. 77.2, Report (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) ;, no. 77.2.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2072 .D328
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4297157M
LC Control Number78325432

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