8 edition of Living with risk found in the catalog.
Living with risk
Susan L. Cutter
Includes bibliographical references (p. -207) and index.
|Statement||by Susan L. Cutter.|
|LC Classifications||T174.5 .C88 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 214 p. :|
|Number of Pages||214|
|LC Control Number||93003294|
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