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Environmental management in the Soviet Union

Philip R. Pryde

Environmental management in the Soviet Union

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Soviet Union.,
    • Environmental management -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-308) and index.

      StatementPhilip R. Pryde.
      SeriesCambridge Soviet paperbacks ;, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC340.E5 P79 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1850384M
      ISBN 10052136079X, 0521409055
      LC Control Number90001855

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