Community stability in forest-based economies
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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English



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  • United States. Forest Service -- Congresses.,
  • Forest policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Forest policy -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Forest management -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Forest products industry -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Rural development -- United States -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Dennis C. LeMaster and John H. Beuter ; in cooperation with College of Forestry, Oregon State University.
ContributionsLe Master, Dennis C., Beuter, John H., Oregon State University. College of Forestry.
LC ClassificationsSD565 .C64 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2047603M
ISBN 100881921297
LC Control Number88024831

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