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Geographical imaginations by Derek Gregory

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

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StatementDerek Gregory.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,442p. ;
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18267227M
ISBN 100631183310

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