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Australian environmental history

essays and cases

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Human ecology -- Australia -- History.,
    • Land use -- Australia -- History.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australia.,
    • Environmental policy -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Stephen Dovers.
      ContributionsDovers, Stephen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF801 .A87 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 281 p. :
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1196594M
      ISBN 100195534824
      LC Control Number94189023
      OCLC/WorldCa31898924

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