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The Struggle for Water Increasing Demands on a Vital Resource (Sourcebook on Contemporary Controversies) by Aaron Fishbone

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Published by International Debate Education Association .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental - Water Supply,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Water Supply,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Privatization,
  • Water resources development,
  • Water use,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12334479M
ISBN 101932716254
ISBN 109781932716252
OCLC/WorldCa76871451

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