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Nature, society, sustainability

Gary Sauer-Thompson

Nature, society, sustainability

on genes, greens, postmodern geography, and theories of everything

by Gary Sauer-Thompson

  • 374 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Krieger in Malabar, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Philosophy.,
  • Human geography -- Philosophy.,
  • Enlightenment.,
  • Sustainable development.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGary Sauer-Thompson, Joseph Wayne Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Joseph Wayne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF21 .S28 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19783444M
    ISBN 101575240645


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