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The landscape of reform

Ben A. Minteer

The landscape of reform

civic pragmatism and environmental thought in America

by Ben A. Minteer

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBen A. Minteer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22725720M
ISBN 100262134616

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