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When smoke ran like water tales of environmental deception and the battle against pollution by Devra Lee Davis

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Published by Perseus in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental toxicology.,
  • Environmentally induced diseases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDevra Davis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 316 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22086592M
ISBN 101903985501

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