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Environmental Activism

A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

by Jacqueline Switzer

  • 153 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations,
  • Political activism,
  • Political ideologies,
  • History,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Current Events / General,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMildred Vasan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8746905M
    ISBN 101576079015
    ISBN 109781576079010

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