Living through the end of nature

the future of American environmentalism by Paul Kevin Wapner

Publisher: MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass, London

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Environmentalism -- United States,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPaul Wapner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE197 .W37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712907M
ISBN 109780262014151
LC Control Number2009036083

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