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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biological diversity conservation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBryan G. Norton.
SeriesStudies in moral, political, and legal philosophy
ContributionsUniversity of Maryland, College Park. Center for Philosophy and Public Policy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH75 .N67 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2084900M
ISBN 100691077622
LC Control Number88124600

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