Random sampling techniques in social geography.
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Random sampling techniques in social geography. by Harry Brian Rodgers

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Published by University of Keele .
Written in English


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Extract from Geographia Polonica. Vol. 18.

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Pagination16p.
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL13695367M

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