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Cotton, the plant that would be king by Bertha Sanford Dodge

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


  • Cotton textile industry -- History.,
  • Cotton trade -- History.,
  • Cotton growing -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Bertha S. Dodge.
LC ClassificationsHD9870.5 .D63 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3180704M
ISBN 100292764871
LC Control Number83023333

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