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Land and people in the Philippines

Joseph Earle Spencer

Land and people in the Philippines

geographic problems inrural economy.

by Joseph Earle Spencer

  • 195 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by california U.P.; Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Issued under the auspices of the International Secretariat of the Institute of Pacific Realtions.

The Physical Object
Pagination282p.,24cm
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21456339M

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