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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Maryland in College Park .
Written in English



  • Maryland


  • Maryland -- Historical geography -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Maryland -- Social conditions -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Robert D. Mitchell and Edward K. Muller.
SeriesOccasional papers in geography ; no. 4
ContributionsMitchell, Robert D., 1940-, Muller, Edward K.
LC ClassificationsF181.5 .G46
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4240738M
LC Control Number80621364

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