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demography of rural life

demography of rural life

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Published by Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development in University Park, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fuguitt, Glenn Victor, -- 1928-,
  • Rural population -- United States.,
  • United States -- Rural conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David L. Brown, Donald R. Field, and James J. Zuiches.
    SeriesPublication / Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development -- #64., Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development publication -- no. 64.
    ContributionsBrown, David L. 1945-, Field, Donald R., Zuiches, James J., Fuguitt, Glenn Victor, 1928-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15323660M

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