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Urban pollution

Eveline DГјrr

Urban pollution

cultural meanings, social practices

by Eveline DГјrr

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Eveline Dürr and Rivke Jaffe
SeriesStudies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology -- vol. 15
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN395 .U74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566993M
ISBN 109781845456924
LC Control Number2010018552

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