State of the World 1984
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State of the World 1984 A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society (State of the World) by Lester Russell Brown

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Published by Worldwatch Inst .
Written in English


  • Environmental Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • 1971-,
  • Economic history,
  • Economic policy,
  • Population policy

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10157619M
ISBN 100393301761
ISBN 109780393301762

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