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All Possible Worlds

A History of Geographical Ideas

by Geoffrey J. Martin

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7390862M
ISBN 100195168704
ISBN 109780195168709

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Print book: English: 4th edView all editions and formats Summary: All Possible Worlds is the definitive text and reference on the history of geographical thought, covering both classical and modern periods in a way that makes it the world's most complete history of . The Best of All Possible Worlds is a stunning science-fiction epic that is also a beautifully wrought, deeply moving love story. A proud and reserved alien society finds its homeland destroyed in an unprovoked act of aggression, and the survivors have no choice but to reach out to the indigenous humanoids of their adopted world, to whom they.

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