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Fire in paradise

the Yellowstone fires and the politics of environmentalism

by Micah Morrison

  • 241 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yellowstone National Park.,
  • Yellowstone National Park
    • Subjects:
    • Forest fires -- Yellowstone National Park -- Prevention and control,
    • Forest fires -- Government policy -- Yellowstone National Park,
    • Fire ecology -- Yellowstone National Park,
    • Environmental policy -- Yellowstone National Park,
    • Yellowstone National Park

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-244) and index.

      StatementMicah Morrison.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD421.32.Y45 M67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1744411M
      ISBN 100060163038
      LC Control Number92053358


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