Territoriality and proxemics
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Published by Warner Modular Publications in Andover, Mass .
Written in English


  • Human geography.,
  • Cities and towns.,
  • Personal space.,
  • Territoriality (Zoology).

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Edition Notes

Statementedited, with an introd., by Ruth Tringham.
ContributionsTringham, Ruth., Research Seminar in Archaeology and Related Subjects, London University, 1970.
LC ClassificationsGF95 .T47
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5413771M
LC Control Number73005223

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