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Forest and civilisations

Forest and civilisations

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Published by Roli Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest ecology.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles on the relationship between the forest and the human community, reflecting upon our current understanding of civilisations.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Yoshinori Yasuda.
    ContributionsYasuda, Yoshinori, 1946-, Yangtze River Civilisation Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.F6 F64 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4006779M
    ISBN 108174361456
    LC Control Number2001362532

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