3 edition of Labor and the environment found in the catalog.
Labor and the environment
Frederick H. Buttel
|Statement||compiled by Frederick H. Buttel, Charles C. Geisler, and Irving W. Wiswall.|
|Contributions||Geisler, Charles C., Wiswall, Irving W.|
|LC Classifications||Z5863.P6 B87 1984, HC110.E5 B87 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 148 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||148|
|LC Control Number||83022575|
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