1 edition of Uses of our land found in the catalog.
Uses of our land
by Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, Henry M. Jackson Foundation in Seattle
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Daniel Carlson and Christopher K. Leman.|
|Contributions||Carlson, Daniel, 1946-, Leman, Christopher K., Henry M. Jackson Foundation., University of Washington. Graduate School of Public Affairs.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||54 p. :|
|Number of Pages||54|
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