Cities in change: studies on the urban condition

by Walton, John

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 716 Downloads: 304
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Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] John Walton [and] Donald E. Carns.
ContributionsCarns, Donald E., joint comp.
LC ClassificationsHT151 .W32
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 716 p.
Number of Pages716
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5300381M
LC Control Number72081483

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