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future of urbanization facing the ecological and economic constraints by Lester Russell Brown

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Published by Worldwatch Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Urbanization.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Economic aspects.,
  • Human ecology.

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Edition Notes

StatementLester R. Brown and Jodi L. Jacobson.
SeriesWorldwatch paper ;, 77
ContributionsJacobson, Jodi L.
LC ClassificationsHT361 .B76 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2409647M
ISBN 10091646878X
LC Control Number87050550

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