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Urban social geography

an introduction
  • 350 Pages
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Longman Scientific & Technical, Wiley , Harlow, Essex, England, New York
Sociology, Urban., Human geography., Cities and t
StatementPaul Knox.
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LC ClassificationsHT151 .K57 1995
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Paginationx, 350 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1083917M
ISBN 100582229375, 0470234148
LC Control Number94007618

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