3 edition of Environmentalism in one country? found in the catalog.
Environmentalism in one country?
Ronnie D. Lipschutz
by Center for German and European Studies, University of California in Berkeley, CA
Written in English
|Statement||by Ronnie Lipschutz.|
|Series||Working paper / Center for German and European Studies ;, 2.15, Working paper (University of California, Berkeley. Center for German and European Studies) ;, 2.15.|
|LC Classifications||HC300.295.E5 L56 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||33 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||33|
|LC Control Number||93228278|
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