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Conquering nature : the environmental legacy of socialism in Cuba

Author: Sergio Diaz-Briquets; Jorge F Pérez-López
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000.
Series: University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections; University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions; Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides the only book-length analysis of the environmental situation in Cuba after four decades of socialist rule, based on extensive examination of secondary sources, informed by the study of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Diaz-Briquets, Sergio.
Conquering nature.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000
(DLC) 99050680
(OCoLC)42861937
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sergio Diaz-Briquets; Jorge F Pérez-López
ISBN: 9780822972099 0822972093
OCLC Number: 607426923
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 328 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Socialism in Cuba and the Environment --
2. The Natural, Demographic, and Economic Setting --
3. Law and Practice of Environmental Protection --
4. Agriculture and the Environment --
5. Water and the Environment --
6. Forestry and Agroforestry --
7. Industrial Pollution --
8. Nuclear Energy and the Environment --
9. Regional Development and the Neglect of La Habana --
10. The Special Period and the Environment.
Series Title: University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections; University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions; Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: Sergio Díaz-Briquets and Jorge Pérez-López.
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