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Environmental ethics concepts, policy, and theory by Joseph R. DesJardins

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Published by Mayfield Pub. in Mountain View, Calif .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJoseph DesJardins.
LC ClassificationsGE42 .D48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 620 p. :
Number of Pages620
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346859M
ISBN 101559349867
LC Control Number98005946

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