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Agricultural Mechanization: A Comparative Historical Perspective


  • Binswanger, Hans


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  • Binswanger, Hans, 1986. "Agricultural Mechanization: A Comparative Historical Perspective," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 1(1), pages 27-56, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:wbrobs:v:1:y:1986:i:1:p:27-56

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