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The culture wars by other means environmental attitudes and cultural biases in the Pacific Northwest by Ellis, Richard

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Published by SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English


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StatementRichard J. Ellis and Fred Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, Fred., SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business.
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20742147M
ISBN 100968774008

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