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The environmental movement in Germany prophets and pioneers, 1871-1971 by Raymond H. Dominick

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English



  • Germany


  • Green movement -- Germany -- History.,
  • Environmental protection -- Germany -- History.,
  • Nature conservation -- Germany -- History.,
  • National Socialism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-283) and index.

StatementRaymond H. Dominick III.
LC ClassificationsHC290.5.E5 D66 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1549008M
ISBN 10025331819X
LC Control Number91028558

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