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Farming for consumers

Graham Hallett

Farming for consumers

by Graham Hallett

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Published by Institute of Economic Affairs Ltd. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGraham Hallett and Gwyn James.
SeriesHobart papers -- 22
ContributionsJames, Gwyn.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21887135M

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