by Published by the Aspen Institute and University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English
|Statement||Edwin B. Parker ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Parker, Edwin B., Ford Foundation., Aspen Institute. Rural Economic Policy Program.|
|LC Classifications||HN90.C6 R75 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 170 p. :|
|Number of Pages||170|
|ISBN 10||0819174939, 0819174947|
|LC Control Number||89033133|
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