3 edition of Sustainable communities on a sustainable planet found in the catalog.
Sustainable communities on a sustainable planet
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Brent Yarnal, Colin Polsky, James O"Brien.|
|Contributions||Yarnal, Brent., Polsky, Colin., O"Brien, James.|
|LC Classifications||GE149 .S87 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 340 p. :|
|Number of Pages||340|
|LC Control Number||2009502494|
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