Ecology and the politics of scarcity prologue to a political theory of the steady state by William Ophuls

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Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .

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StatementWilliam Ophuls.
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LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 O535
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Paginationxi, 303 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages303
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Open LibraryOL4901689M
ISBN 10071670482X, 0716704811
LC Control Number76046436

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