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Dirt The Erosion of Civilizations by David R. Montgomery

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English


  • Anthropology,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Ecology,
  • World - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • History,
  • Soil erosion,
  • Soil science,
  • Soils

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7712236M
ISBN 100520248708
ISBN 109780520248700

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