Aesthetics of the natural environment by Emily Brady

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nature (Aesthetics)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [268]-280) and index.

Book details

StatementEmily Brady.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBH301.N3 B73 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15554683M
ISBN 100817350136, 0817313745
LC Control Number2002015643
OCLC/WorldCa50694737

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