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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mediterranean region,
  • Mediterranean region.

Subjects:

  • Physical geography -- Mediterranean region.,
  • History, Ancient.,
  • Mediterranean region -- Historical geography.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsD973 .S45 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 737 p.
Number of Pages737
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5702903M
ISBN 100404057519
LC Control Number70137267

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