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Ecovillages

Jonathan Dawson

Ecovillages

new frontiers for sustainability

by Jonathan Dawson

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Published on behalf of the Schumacher Society by Chelsea Green Pub. Co. in White River Junction, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collective settlements,
  • Collective settlements -- Organization and administration,
  • Alternative lifestyles,
  • Environmental responsibility

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    StatementJonathan Dawson ; foreword by Caroline Lucas
    SeriesSchumacher briefing -- no. 12
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. ;
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17207369M
    ISBN 101903998778
    ISBN 109781903998779


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