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The Contradictions of the Green Revolution


  • Cleaver, Harry M, Jr


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  • Cleaver, Harry M, Jr, 1972. "The Contradictions of the Green Revolution," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 62(2), pages 177-186, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:62:y:1972:i:2:p:177-86

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