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The Future Of Large Dams Dealing With Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs by Thayer Scudder

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Published by Earthscan Publications Ltd. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dams & reservoirs,
  • Development studies,
  • Social impact of environmental issues,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning,
  • Dams,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Social aspects,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Water Supply,
  • Nature / Water Supply,
  • Environmental aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8952419M
ISBN 101844071553
ISBN 109781844071555

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