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Divided planet the ecology of rich and poor by Tom Athanasiou

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English


  • Environmentalism,
  • Environmental degradation -- Political aspects,
  • Environmental degradation -- Economic aspects

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Edition Notes

StatementTom Athanasiou.
LC ClassificationsGE195 .A85 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 385 p. ;
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL683735M
ISBN 100820320072
LC Control Number97030503

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