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Environment and health

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Published by E. Arnold in London, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental health,
  • Environmentally induced diseases,
  • Environmental engineering

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony J. Rowland, Paul Cooper.
    ContributionsCooper, Paul, D.A.P.C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA565 .R69 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 205 p. :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2993471M
    ISBN 100713128550
    LC Control Number84248850

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