The Bridge at the Edge of the World Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability by James Gustave Speth

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Published by Yale University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Social impact of environmental issues,
  • Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • General,
  • Capitalism,
  • Environmental Economics,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental policy

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10319617M
ISBN 100300136110
ISBN 109780300136111

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