Nature, landscape and people since the Second World War

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Published by Tuckwell Press in association with the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Centre for Environmental History and Policy at the Universities of St. Andrews and Stirling in East Linton .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by T.C. Smout.
ContributionsSmout, T. C.
LC ClassificationsTD171.5.G7 N38 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3532797M
ISBN 101862321477
LC Control Number2001431279

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