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Postmodern wetlands

culture, history, ecology

by Rodney James Giblett

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetlands -- Philosophy.,
  • Wetland ecology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-264) and index.

    StatementRodney James Giblett.
    SeriesPostmodern theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB622 .G53 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 268 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL725065M
    ISBN 100748608443
    LC Control Number97113104

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