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The environmental revolution

a guide for the new masters of the world

by Max Nicholson

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMax Nicholson
SeriesA Pelican book, Pelican books. Pelican modern geography, Pelican books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS936 .N5 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination432, [40] p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24373542M
ISBN 100140213198
ISBN 109780140213195
OCLC/WorldCa2043561

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