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theory and practice of geography

Darby, H. C.

theory and practice of geography

an inaugural lecture delivered at Liverpool on 7 February 1946.

by Darby, H. C.

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Published by University Press of Liverpool in [Liverpool] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG62 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL192592M
    LC Control Numbera 48001280
    OCLC/WorldCa9305239

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