URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
nai010 publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 176 pgs / 30 color / 25 bw.

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Out of print

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Catalog: SPRING 2004

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ISBN 9789056622084 TRADE
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