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Forests Nature, People, Power (Development and Change Special Issues) by Ashwani Saith

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMartin Doornbos (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610308M
ISBN 100631221883
ISBN 109780631221883

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