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Published by United States Institute of Peace Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- Asia -- International cooperation,
  • Security, International -- Asia -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental protection -- Asia -- International cooperation,
  • Quality of life -- Asia

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIn-Taek Hyun, Miranda A. Schreurs, editors.
ContributionsHyŏn, In-tʻaek, 1954-, Schreurs, Miranda A. 1963-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE190.A78 .E57 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21872817M
ISBN 109781929223749, 9781929223732
LC Control Number2007029700

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