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Trees, people, and power

Peter Utting

Trees, people, and power

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Published by Earthscan in London, Sterling, VA .
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StatementPeter Utting
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LC ClassificationsSD418.3. C35 U885 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24520750M
ISBN 109781849710282, 9781849710114, 9781844079308
LC Control Number2009040531


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