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Bitter sea

the human cost of Minamata disease

by Akio Mishima

  • 72 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Kosei Pub. Co. in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Minamata-shi,
  • Minamata-shi.
    • Subjects:
    • Chisso Kabushiki Kaisha,
    • Mercury -- Toxicology,
    • Environmental policy -- Japan -- Minamata-shi -- Citizen participation,
    • Water -- Pollution -- Japan -- Minamata-shi,
    • Mercury -- Environmental aspects -- Japan -- Minamata-shi

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Akio Mishima ; translated by Richard L. Gage and Susan B. Murata ; with a foreword by Lester R. Brown.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA1231.M5 M5713 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1519704M
      ISBN 104333014794
      LC Control Number93206173

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