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The Western Paradox

A Conservation Reader

by Bernard Augustine De Voto

  • 95 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Public lands,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Land Conservation,
  • Nature,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics / Sustainable Development,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Conservation of natural resour,
  • Conservation of natural resources

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDouglas Brinkley (Editor), Patricia Nelson Limerick (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9565995M
    ISBN 100300084226
    ISBN 109780300084221


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