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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Regional planning.,
  • City planning.,
  • Planning.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

SeriesUrban and regional planning series,, v. 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT391 .F26 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5418617M
ISBN 100080177417, 0080177565
LC Control Number73011236

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