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Dictionary of concepts in human geography

Robert P. Larkin

Dictionary of concepts in human geography

by Robert P. Larkin

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human geography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementRobert P. Larkin and Gary L. Peters ; foreword by Elizabeth Frick.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesReference sources for the social sciences and humanities -- no. 2.
    ContributionsPeters, Gary L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF4 .L37 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 286 p. ;
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17768026M
    ISBN 100313227292

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