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The City And the Region (European City in Transition)

Frank Eckardt

The City And the Region (European City in Transition)

by Frank Eckardt

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11397954M
    ISBN 100820477893
    ISBN 109780820477893

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