The Wilderness condition essays on environment and civilization

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Published by Sierra Club Books in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Human ecology -- Philosophy.,
  • Wilderness areas.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Environmental policy.

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Statementedited by Max Oelschlaeger.
ContributionsOelschlaeger, Max.
LC ClassificationsGF21 .W55 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1557254M
ISBN 100871566427
LC Control Number91037949

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