Postcolonial Geographies (Writing Past Colonialism Series)

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Subjects:

  • Political geography,
  • Social Science,
  • Human Geography,
  • Travel - General,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Historical Geography,
  • Geography,
  • Philosophy,
  • Postcolonialism

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ContributionsAlison Blunt (Editor), Cheryl McEwan (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL8168590M
ISBN 100826460828
ISBN 109780826460820

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