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Theories of urban location

Brian Joe Lobley Berry

Theories of urban location

by Brian Joe Lobley Berry

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Published by Association of American Geographers] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central places.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 24-25.

    Statement[by] Brian J. L. Berry.
    SeriesAssociation of American Geographers. Commission on College Geography. Resource paper -- no. 1., Resource paper (Association of American Geographers. Commission on College Geography) -- no. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1025 .B456
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17757777M

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