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Political redistricting and geographic theory

Richard L. Morrill

Political redistricting and geographic theory

by Richard L. Morrill

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Published by Association of American Geographers in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Election districts -- United States.,
    • Apportionment (Election law) -- United States.,
    • Political geography.,
    • United States -- Administrative and political divisions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [66]-76.

      StatementRichard L. Morrill.
      SeriesResource publications in geography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1982 .M67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 76 p. :
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3790559M
      ISBN 10089291159X
      LC Control Number81069235

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