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5 edition of Wartime Encounter with Geography found in the catalog.

Wartime Encounter with Geography

by Harm de Blij

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Book Guild Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Historical - General,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12013872M
    ISBN 101857764579
    ISBN 109781857764574

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De Blij received his early schooling in Europe, his college education in Africa, and his higher degrees in the United States. He published more than 30 books and. He received his early schooling in Europe (part of it during the Second World War as recounted in his memoir Wartime Encounter), his college education in Africa, and his higher degrees (Ph.D., Northwestern) in the United States.

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In memoriam of Harm J. de Blij, John Hannah Professor of Geography at MSU. (part of it during the Second World War as recounted in his memoir Wartime Encounter), his college education in Africa, and his higher degrees (Ph.D., Northwestern) in the United States.

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