London: Zed Press, 1982, Hardback.
Contains: Tables; References;
From the cover: Agriculture in Chains is a scholarly study by a prominent Swedish development economist of why food production in so many Third World countries is not sufficient to meet even the basic nutritional requirements of the rural population. Dr. de Vylder takes the case of Bangladesh, which economists virtually write off as having problems that are insoluble. The author shows that an interlocking set of factors exist that fatally constrain the efforts of the village population to grow more food. But these constraints (or biases) could be removed if the hold of those classes …
Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages deeply tanned by age. Hinges weak at the contents leaves.
Pictorial boards. [XII] 164 pages. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Agriculture catalogue?