Markets, natural resource mobility, and the rural poor
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Markets, natural resource mobility, and the rural poor crop residues in south Gujarat by Priya Deshingkar

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Published by Centre for Social Studies in Surat .
Written in English



  • Gujarat (India)


  • Gujarat (India) -- Rural conditions -- Case studies.

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StatementPriya Deshingkar.
SeriesOccasional paper ;, 5, Occasional paper (Centre for Social Studies, Surat) ;, 5.
ContributionsCentre for Social Studies, Surat.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/60047 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2002367M
LC Control Number90900108

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