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Grain Growers' Cooperation in Western Canada

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ISBN 9780674423749

Publication Date: 01/01/1928

471 pages


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In the first three parts of this study, Harold Patton describes the various forms of cooperative organization evolved by Western grain growers in their successive struggles against the railway and line elevator companies; in the fourth part he examines the significant features of the movement and appraises the economic and social results of these cooperative enterprises. The study possesses an especially instructive value in view of the current discussion of farm-relief measures in the United States.

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