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Statementby Chris Brown.
SeriesLTC research paper,, no. 85, Research paper (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center) ;, no. 85.
LC ClassificationsHD107 .W52 no. 85, HD2133 .W52 no. 85
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Paginationxviii, 49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL2498371M
LC Control Number87623776

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