The Development of Indian Agriculture

  title={The Development of Indian Agriculture},
  author={A. G. Church},
THE Oxford University Press is to be congratulated on the foresight it displayed in 1924 in inviting Mr. and Mrs. Albert Howard to prepare a short account of the present position of agriculture in India, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard deserve the warmest thanks of all those interested in agricultural development and research, the education of the farming community, and the social institutions and economic life of the coloured cultivators of Great Britain's tropical and subtropical possessions, not… 

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  • Political Science
    Comparative Studies in Society and History
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  • R. Lal
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    Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
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