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The environmentalists

a biographical dictionary from the 17th century to the present

by Alan Axelrod

  • 400 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservationists -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Environmentalists -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Naturalists -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Societies, etc. -- Dictionaries,
  • Environmental protection -- Societies, etc. -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan Axelrod and Charles Phillips.
    ContributionsPhillips, Charles, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS926.A2 A94 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1733964M
    ISBN 100816027153
    LC Control Number92038773

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