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Geography and literature in historical context

Robert J. Mayhew

Geography and literature in historical context

Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century English conceptions of geography

by Robert J. Mayhew

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Published by School of Geography, University of Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography in literature,
  • Geography -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-51)

    StatementRobert J. Mayhew.
    SeriesResearch papers / University of Oxford. School of Geography -- no. 54, Research papers (University of Oxford. School of Geography) -- no. 54.
    ContributionsUniversity of Oxford. School of Geography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 51 p. ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15447802M
    LC Control Number98013171
    OCLC/WorldCa38424697

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