An Everyday Geography of the Global South by Jonathan Rigg

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Published by Routledge .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geography,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Science,
  • Social Science / Human Geography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Globalization,
  • Human Geography,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social change,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9310993M
ISBN 100415376084
ISBN 109780415376082

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