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The shaping of urban society

a history of city forms and functions

by Janet Roebuck

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns,
  • Histoire,
  • Urbanización,
  • Villes

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 237-245.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT111 .R57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754442M
    ISBN 100684136449, 0684137003
    ISBN 109780684136448, 9780684137001
    LC Control Number73018205
    OCLC/WorldCa737173

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