Feeding the World

Feeding the World

An Economic History of Agriculture, 1800-2000

Paperback - 2009
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Feeding the World synthesizes two hundred years of agricultural development throughout the world, providing all essential data and extensive references to the literature. It covers, systematically, all the factors that have affected agricultural performance: environment, accumulation of inputs, technical progress, institutional change, commercialization, agricultural policies, and more. The last chapter discusses the contribution of agriculture to modern economic growth. The book is global in its reach and analysis, and represents a grand synthesis of an enormous topic.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2009, c2005.
ISBN: 9780691138534
0691138532
Characteristics: xiv, 388 p. ; 24 cm.

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