5 edition of Challenging environmental issues found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Joseph G. Jabbra and Nancy W. Jabbra.|
|Series||International studies in sociology and social anthropology,, v. 68|
|Contributions||Jabbra, Joseph G., Jabbra, Nancy Walstrom.|
|LC Classifications||GE320.M628 C43 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||167 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||167|
|LC Control Number||97016210|
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