Occupational choice and employment stability among forest workers by Philip L. Cottell

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Statementby Philip L. Cottell.
SeriesBulletin - Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies ; no. 82
LC ClassificationsHD8039.L92 C33 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5249495M
LC Control Number75321903

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