Smallholders, Householders: Farm Families and the Ecology of Intensive, Sustainable Agriculture

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This timely and convincing book challenges the myth that only modern, large-scale, mechanized, scientific agriculture can provide the food needed for the world's rapidly growing population. It is a detailed and innovative analysis of the agricultural efficiency and conservation of resources practiced around the world by smallholders - farmers who practice intensive, permanent, diversified agriculture on relatively small farms in areas of dense population. Using dozens of ethnographic examples from Africa, Asia, Europe, and ...

Smallholders, Householders: Farm Families and the Ecology of Intensive, Sustainable Agriculture 1993, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804721028

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Smallholders, Householders: Farm Families and the Ecology of Intensive, Sustainable Agriculture 1993, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804720618

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