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Environment and Americans

Environment and Americans

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Published by R.E. Krieger, 1979, c1972. in Huntington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology.,
  • Conservation of natural resources.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the ed. published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York. Bibliography: p. 117-119.

    SeriesAmerican problem studies
    ContributionsNash, Roderick.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21081764M


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