Geographical worlds

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Oxford University Press in association with the Open University , Oxford
Human geogr
Statementedited by John Allen and Doreen Massey.
SeriesThe shape of the world : explorations in human geography -- Study guide 3, The shape of the world -- Study guide 3.
ContributionsMassey, Doreen, 1944-, Allen, John, 1951-, Open University. Shape of the World Course Team.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17218272M

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