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Name: Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation
ID: col11325
Language: English (en)
Summary: With “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation”, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowldege – including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. As sustainability is a multi-disciplinary area of study, the text is the product of multiple authors drawn from the diverse faculty of the University of Illinois: each chapter is written by a recognized expert in the field.
Collection Subtype: Textbook
Subject: Science and Technology, Social Sciences
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Tom Theis and Jonathan Tomkin, Editors (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)

Latest version: 1.40 (history)
First publication date: Jun 13, 2011 9:51 am GMT-5
Last revision to collection: Oct 8, 2012 6:17 pm GMT-5

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