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Published by Sussex Academic Press in Brighton, Portland .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mediterranean Region

Subjects:

  • Mediterranean Region -- Geography -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Russell King, Paolo de Mas and Jan Mansvelt Beck.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsKing, Russell, 1945-, Mas, Paolo de., Mansvelt-Beck, J., International Geographical Congress (28th : 1996 : Hague, Netherlands)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD973 .G42 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6786348M
ISBN 101898723893, 1898723907
LC Control Number00041300

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