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Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical geography,
  • USA,
  • Nature,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Landscape changes,
  • Human geography,
  • North America

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDonald W. Meinig (Foreword), Michael P. Conzen (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9228831M
ISBN 100049170090
ISBN 109780049170094

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