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conversion of agricultural buildings an analysis of variable pressures and regulations towards the post-productivist countryside by James Neale

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Published by Countryside Change Unit, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Food Marketing, University of Newcastle upon Tyne in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


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At head of cover: ESRC Countryside Change Initiative.

StatementJames Neale, Philip Lowe, Terry Marsden.
SeriesCountryside change working paper series -- 29
ContributionsLowe, Philip., Marsden, Terry., ESRC Countryside Change Initiative.
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Open LibraryOL13973188M

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