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British forestry in the 20th century policy and achievements by Richards, E. G.

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Forest policy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementE.G. Richards.
LC ClassificationsSD601 .R53 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3319479M
ISBN 109067643602
LC Control Number2004270865

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