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Peasants, Subsistence Ecology, and Development in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Grossman, Lawrence S

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ISBN 10: 0691094063 / ISBN 13: 9780691094069
Published by Princeton University Press, 1984
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Mustard color cloth over boards; black spine titles. 302 p. B&W photo plates, maps, charts, appendices, tables, bibliography, index. Audience: General/trade. 1970s Theory: planners and international development agencies believed expansion of rural commodity development was a prerequisite for national development. This study (commercial cattle raising and coffee production in 1976-77) showed a contrary result, that rural subsistence production was undermined, the environment was degraded, and inequality in the control of wealth and resources increased. Very good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Library ink stamps, labels inside and on page edges; barely used. DJ has back scuffing. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.21930000938

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Title: Peasants, Subsistence Ecology, and ...

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard cover

Edition: First edition..

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Lawrence S. Grossman explores the far-reaching implications of the conflicts between subsistence and commodity production in developing countries.

Originally published in 1984.

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