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Human Behavior in Geographical Space Essays in Honour of Leo H. Klaassen (Studies in Spatial Economic Analysis) by J. H. P. Paelinck

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Published by Gower Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Regional economics,
  • Behavioral Economics,
  • Behavioral Geography,
  • Klaassen, Leo H.,
  • Space in economics,
  • 1920-,
  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Economics,
  • Human geography,
  • (Leo Hendrik),,
  • Klaassen, Leo H

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7853251M
ISBN 100566008076
ISBN 109780566008078

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