1 edition of Dimensions of sustainable rural systems found in the catalog.
Dimensions of sustainable rural systems
by Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap/Faculteit der Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in Utrecht
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, I.R. Bowler, C.R. Bryant, P.P.P. Huigen.|
|Series||Nederlandse geografische studies,, 244|
|Contributions||Bowler, Ian R., Bryant, C. R., 1945-, Huigen, Paulus P. P.|
|LC Classifications||HN49.C6 D545 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||262 p. :|
|Number of Pages||262|
|LC Control Number||99208305|
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