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Why do a geography degree?

Roger Lee

Why do a geography degree?

the choice of geography in higher education

by Roger Lee

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Published by Department of Geography, Queen Mary College, University of London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography -- Vocational guidance -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p42-45.

    StatementRoger Lee.
    SeriesOccasional papers in geography -- no.2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20201336M
    ISBN 100904791203
    OCLC/WorldCa12471171

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