Geographic aspects of plantation agriculture in Yucatan. by Roland Emanuel Paul Chardon

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  • Mexico,
  • Yucatán (State)


  • Agriculture -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State),
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State),
  • Land tenure -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State),
  • Sisal hemp.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 194-200.

Book details

SeriesForeign field research program, report, no. 11, National Research Council. Publication 876, Publication (National Research Council (U.S.)) ;, 876.
LC ClassificationsHD1795.Y8 C47
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5840416M
LC Control Number61060062

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