The Power of Geography
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The Power of Geography How Territory Shapes Social Life by Jennifer Wolch

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Published by Unwin Hyman .
Written in English


  • Human geography,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Politics/International Relations

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Dear (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9809428M
ISBN 100044452284
ISBN 109780044452287

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