2 edition of Environment and rural change. found in the catalog.
Environment and rural change.
Douglas V. Smith
1972 in Oslo .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||HT395.N65 S4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings)|
|LC Control Number||73177249|
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