Tobacco and the economy farms, jobs, and communities by H. Frederick Gale

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .

Written in English

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  • Tobacco -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Tobacco industry -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Tobacco farmers -- United States

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StatementH. Frederick Gale, Jr., Linda Foreman, Thomas Capehart
SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 789
ContributionsForeman, Linda, Capehart, Tom, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 40 p.
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL13627994M

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