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On becoming a professional geographer

On becoming a professional geographer

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Published by Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Martin S. Kenzer.
ContributionsKenzer, Martin S., 1950-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21605421M
ISBN 100675206790

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The first section of the book addresses many of the basic challenges for surviving and even prospering in graduate school. Additional Physical Format: Online version: On becoming a professional geographer.

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