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State of the World, 1991

Lester Russell Brown

State of the World, 1991

A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society (State of the World)

by Lester Russell Brown

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7452880M
ISBN 100393307336
ISBN 109780393307337


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