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Published by Southeast Asia Program, Dept. of Asian Studies, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Thailand.


  • Agriculture -- Thailand.,
  • Farm life -- Thailand.,
  • Rice -- Thailand.

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Edition Notes

SeriesCornell Thailand Project. Interim reports series,, no. 7, Southeast Asia Program, Dept. of Asian Studies, Cornell University. Data paper, no. 52, Data paper (Cornell University. Southeast Asia Program) ;, no. 52.
LC ClassificationsS471.S5 J8
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5905137M
LC Control Number64003579

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