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Geography as a fundamental research discipline.

Edward A. Ackerman

Geography as a fundamental research discipline.

by Edward A. Ackerman

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Published by University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesResearch papers -- no.53.
ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Department of Geography.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20101258M

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