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Published by Island Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Human ecology,
  • Essays,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Human Geography,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Environmental sciences,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Deconstruction,
  • Philosophy of nature

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAlan Gussow (Contributor), Albert Borgmann (Contributor), Gary Paul Nabhan (Contributor), Kathryn Hayles (Contributor), David Graber (Contributor), Donald Worster (Contributor), Paul Shepard (Contributor), Michael E. Soule (Editor), Gary Lease (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8611468M
ISBN 101559633115
ISBN 109781559633116

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