1 edition of Environmental politics and the creation of a dream found in the catalog.
Environmental politics and the creation of a dream
Harold C. Jordahl
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Harold C. Jordahl Jr. with Annie L. Booth|
|Series||Wisconsin land and life, Wisconsin land and life|
|LC Classifications||F587.A8 J66 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 399 p. :|
|Number of Pages||399|
|ISBN 10||9780299281946, 9780299281939|
|LC Control Number||2010044624|
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