Biographical dictionary of American and Canadian naturalists and environmentalists

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

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  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Naturalists -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Environmentalists -- Canada -- Biography.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [881]-890) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Keir B. Sterling ... [et al.].
ContributionsSterling, Keir B.
LC ClassificationsQH26 .B535 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 937 p. ;
Number of Pages937
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL963938M
ISBN 100313230471
LC Control Number96000156

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