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Geography in an urban age

Association of American Geographers. High School Geography Project.

Geography in an urban age

a course of study

by Association of American Geographers. High School Geography Project.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by the HighSchool Geography Project of the Association of American Geographers, supported by the National Science Foundation. Unit 4, Political geography : teacher"s guide.
ContributionsNational Science Foundation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19712387M

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