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Towards a theory of urban changes

AndreМЃas Nicolas Maris van Blaaderen

Towards a theory of urban changes

by AndreМЃas Nicolas Maris van Blaaderen

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Urban.,
  • Cities and towns.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Andréas Nicholas Maris van Blaaderen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx [i.e. xii], 182 ¾.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15108982M

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