Law and human ecology in the Commonwealth.



Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat in London

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  • Commonwealth countries.

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  • Environmental law -- Commonwealth countries.

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ContributionsAdamson, A. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK3585.4 .L39 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
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Open LibraryOL2464042M
ISBN 10085092278X
LC Control Number87171754

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