Philippine experience with land reform since 1972
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Philippine experience with land reform since 1972 an overview by Jose C. Medina

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Published by Asia Society in New York .
Written in English



  • Philippines.


  • Land reform -- Philippines.

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Edition Notes

StatementJose C. Medina.
SeriesSEADAG papers on problems of development in Southeast Asia ;, 75-3
LC ClassificationsHD1333.P6 M43 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination21 leaves ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL903922M
LC Control Number95197161

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