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Freshwater supply

Frank Caso

Freshwater supply

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Published by Facts on File in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Water-supply,
  • Real Estate,
  • Social aspects,
  • Political aspects,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS,
  • General

  • About the Edition

    Investigates the increasing water crisis and outlines the inevitable political, environmental, and cultural ramifications of the issue.

    Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Caso ; foreword by Aaron T. Wolf
    SeriesGlobal issues, Global issues (Facts on File, Inc.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD215 .C37 2010eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xvi, 350 p.) :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25550940M
    ISBN 101438130619
    ISBN 109781438130613
    OCLC/WorldCa650310984


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