Paths of Urban Transformation (European City in Transition)
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Paths of Urban Transformation (European City in Transition)

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English


  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science,
  • Cities and towns,
  • City planning,
  • Europe, Central,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12829989M
ISBN 103631522118
ISBN 109783631522110

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