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Geography"s empire

Felix Driver

Geography"s empire

histories of geographical knowledge.

by Felix Driver

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Taken from Environment and planning, D: Society and space, vol.10, 1992, pp. 23-40.

SeriesEnvironment and planning -- D, v.10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16533616M

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