The Country in the City The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books) by Richard Walker undifferentiated

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Published by University of Washington Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • History,
  • Architecture,
  • History: American,
  • Environmentally Conscious (Green),
  • Landscape,
  • Planning,
  • History / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY),
  • Western history; environmental studies; geography,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • California,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Landscape ecology,
  • San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Urban landscape architecture,
  • Urban renewal

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsWilliam Cronon (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10315202M
ISBN 100295987014
ISBN 109780295987019

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