Poverty (Planet Under Pressure)
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Poverty (Planet Under Pressure) by Paul Mason

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8547061M
ISBN 101432907387
ISBN 109781432907389
OCLC/WorldCa60705585

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