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Asian perceptions of nature

a critical approach

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Published by Curzon in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Asia,
    • Nature conservation -- Asia,
    • Nature worship -- Asia,
    • Philosophy of nature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Ole Bruun and Arne Kalland.
      SeriesNordic Institute of Asian Studies. Studies in Asian topics ;, no. 18, Studies on Asian topics ;, no. 18.
      ContributionsBruun, Ole, 1953-, Kalland, Arne., Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE190.A78 A85 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1030130M
      ISBN 100700703012, 0700702903
      LC Control Number96106413
      OCLC/WorldCa32394513

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