Our Common Lands Defending The National Parks

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Published by Island Press .

Written in English

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  • Environment law,
  • United States,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Conservation of natural resources,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Industries - Park & Recreation Management,
  • Political Science / Public Policy,
  • Conservation of natural resour,
  • Environmental Law

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsJoseph L. Sax (Foreword), David J. Simon (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages582
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8388059M
ISBN 100933280580
ISBN 109780933280588

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