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Engineering Eden

Jordan Fisher Smith

Engineering Eden

the true story of a violent death, a trial, and the fight over controlling nature

by Jordan Fisher Smith

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Negligence,
  • Nature,
  • Bear attacks,
  • United States. National Park Service,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • United States,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Management,
  • Trials,
  • Violent deaths,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJordan Fisher Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF722 .S643 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27231081M
    ISBN 100307454266
    ISBN 109780307454263
    LC Control Number2016008169
    OCLC/WorldCa944408622

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