3 edition of Social dimensions of contemporary environmental issues found in the catalog.
Social dimensions of contemporary environmental issues
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Peter Ester and Wolfgang Schluchter.|
|Contributions||Ester, P., Schluchter, Wolfgang, 1938-|
|LC Classifications||GE105 .S63 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 231 p. :|
|Number of Pages||231|
|LC Control Number||97132889|
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