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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, UK, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany (West)

Subjects:

  • Grünen (Political party),
  • Green movement -- Germany (West),
  • Germany (West) -- Politics and government -- 1982-1990.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-225) and index.

StatementHelmut Wiesenthal ; edited by John Ferris.
SeriesIssues in environmental politics
ContributionsFerris, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN3971.A98 G72383 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1392960M
ISBN 100719037018
LC Control Number93000078

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